The UNSW Social Policy Research Centre will host a debate about whether people with disabilities should ever legally require substitute decision-makers. 


A team of Australian roboticists, who smashed their way to victory at the RoboCup world soccer championship in China for a seond year running, return home on Monday and will be holding a media conference at UNSW.


There's no shortage of bosses behaving badly but there's a good explanation for it and a simple test can sort out who is likely to resort to abuse.


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Smart infrastructure makes digital payment networks like Bitcoin a potential market force.


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Imagine a work environment where you can never take anything at face value. It may sound exhausting, yet it's integral to a modern auditor's reality.​

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​​​​​​​​It's good business to support staff who also have a caring role outside of the workplace, research is showing.

UNSW media student Annalise Bolt has won a prestigious scholarship from The Walkley Foundation to work at 60 Minutes and Nine News.  

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Opposition Leader Bill Shorten (centre) inspects UNSW's world record-setting photovoltaic technology, accompanied by Member for Kingsford Smith Matt Thistlethwaite (left), Professor Martin Green and Dr Mark Keevers. Photo Robert Largent.

Australia will reach a target of 50% renewable energy "because research and demand is on our side”, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said today, during a tour of UNSW’s world leading solar research facilities.


A UNSW study has found only 15% of GPs reported success in treating obese patients (iStock).

Australian GPs are failing in their attempts to help overweight or obese patients lose weight because they are mistaking low health literacy with a lack of motivation, according to new research.

You’ve heard of swotting – locking yourself away to cram before an exam. Now a group of 100 UNSW students are perfecting the art of un-swotting – learning through connecting and conversing. 

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Runner-up in the Scimex photo comp: UNSW's Robocup robot. Photo by Grant Turner/Mediakoo

Grant Turner's photo of one of UNSW's soccer playing robots is a runner-up in the Scimex multimedia competition. The robot team recently defended its World Championship title at RoboCup 2015 in China. Scimex, the Science Media Exchange, was created by the Australian Science Media Centre (AusSMC) to help reporters cover science, medical and technology stories.