Groundbreaking research from Australian scientists has prompted new international guidelines that will open up access to treatment and improve the health of millions of people living with HIV.
The Prime Minister's recognition of UNSW as a world-record holder in solar cell research in his speech to the UN climate summit in Paris is shining a light on Australian innovation, says Ian Jacobs.
What's missing from current climate change debates is a compelling, science-based national security narrative, writes Alan Dupont.
Sustainability will be almost impossible to achieve without changing our values and ending growth in population and consumption per person, writes Mark Diesendorf.
Long term warming of the Indian and Pacific oceans played an important role in making the Queensland floods far worse than they should have been, new research shows.
It is impossible to say whether or not any Australian terrorists arrived in this country by boat, partly because of a lack of publicly available information, writes Clarke Jones and Nicola McGarrity.
If we are willing to compensate those who were sexually abused as children, why not compensate Indigenous people wrongly removed from their families, writes George Williams.
“I give you this with a 100% guarantee; every one of you can achieve more than you think you can,” NSW Premier Mike Baird has told students taking part in UNSW’s ASPIRE program.
Delia Falconer, David Malouf and Gail Jones discuss why they love Christina Stead, while Michelle de Kretser, Fiona McFarlane and Ivor Indyk explore Elizabeth Harrower’s world.
A team of researchers led by UNSW scientists has discovered how connections between brain cells are destroyed in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease – work that opens up new avenues for treatments for the degenerative brain condition.
A shark detecting "security guard in the sea" and a portable dialysis machine are just two potentially life-saving devices designed by UNSW Industrial Design graduates.
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Three UNSW scientists are among the winners of prestigious 2016 Australian Academy of Science’s awards, the most of any Australian institution.
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If it hadn't been for Einstein's genius, it may have taken the discovery of the ‘twin quasar’ in 1979 before physicists linked mass/energy with the curvature of space, write Darren Dougan and John K. Webb.
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A senate report released this week shows the root cause of violence, neglect and abuse of people with disability begins with the devaluing of their lives, writes Leanne Dowse.