UNSW boasts a unique example of the Gamelan – an ancient Indonesian orchestra of drums, gongs and metallophones. Its Gamelan Ensemble is so highly regarded it was invited to play at the 2015 Bali Arts Festival in Denpasar. This video features footage of the UNSW Gamelan Ensemble playing at the Festival with internationally renowned saxophonist Sandy Evans, a former Australian Jazz Musician of the Year who also lectures in Music at UNSW.
Low participation by fathers in parenting programs must be turned around to prevent violence and anti-social behaviour among future generations of boys, leaders of a new UNSW program say.
In Australia, the slightest whiff of the political about a judicial decision is apt to set off a frenzy of indignation, writes Robert Woods.
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Random bombing of Islamic State targets in Syria will not help ease the suffering of the Syrian people, writes Anthony Billingsley.
A UNSW alumnus investigating materials that could dramatically improve carbon dioxide capture and enable more efficient hydrogen-powered vehicles is making waves at the CSIRO.
The ham-fisted attempts by China's leaders to control the stock market bubble they helped create shows they are still wearing their "learner driver's" plates when it comes to financial markets, writes Vic Edwards.
Neil deGrasse Tyson talks to UNSW Science presenter Don Kountouris about losing our connection with the night sky, intelligent life on other planets and the potential for human extinction on Earth.
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In a video interview, the famous American astrophysicist discusses time and asteroids, city life and selfies – and the latest discoveries about Tim Tams.
International disaster risk-reduction expert Professor David Sanderson has been appointed the inaugural Judith Neilson Chair in Architecture at UNSW.
Islamic State is copying the Nazis in selling valuable artefacts to fund its atrocities and destroying significant cultural sites, writes Lucas Lixinski.
Let's get to the bottom of the story. Just why did human backsides become the shape they are? And what purpose do they serve? Find out in the latest episode of our evolution series: How Did We Get Here?
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