A cluster of UNSW student-designed synthetic trees that responds to the weather by pulsing colourful light will take over part of Sydney Harbour during VIVID.

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With powerful social forces causing women and men to delay having children, the scientific race is on to assist couples to reproduce later in life. Join fertility specialist William Ledger and social researcher Mark McCrindle as they discuss the issues in the UNSW Medicine Dean’s Lecture.

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What is the link betweenTony Abbott’s decision to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the Coalition’s stalled plans for university fee deregulation? The answer may surprise you, writes Laurie Pearcy.

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The Guardian's Nick Davies did what few reporters do. He investigated journalists themselves, writes David McKnight.

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Syrian regime is "document crazy" ... US Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Stephen Rapp

US Ambassador-at-Large Stephen Rapp has told a UNSW audience the Assad regime's penchant for documenting its criimes means “justice will arrive” for Syrians.

A shallow diving kit and a bushfire early detection system are two UNSW student innovations to be recognised in a national design competition.

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CREATE president Nathan Adler with the giant PacMan game.

A giant robotic PacMan game with glowing LED adorned ghosts, designed and built by UNSW students, will feature in the Vivid Sydney light festival. The game will be on display in Martin Place from 22-24 May and from 29-31 May. 

UNSW aerospace engineering student Solange Cunin has a plan to make access to space easier and more affordable, and boost Australia’s nascent space industry in the process.

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Professor Merlin Crossley, Dean of Science

In a world-first advance, Professor Merlin Crossley and his team have shown that changing just a single letter of the DNA of human red blood cells increases their production of oxygen-carrying haemoglobin.