An international study led by UNSW’s Kirby Institute has shown immediate treatment for people who are HIV positive can halve their risk of HIV-related serious disease or death.

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Want to work for the most desirable companies in Australia? According to professional networking site LinkedIn, these companies hired UNSW graduates ahead of any other university.

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Hospital emergency department presentations for young people significantly decreased following the introduction of the alcopops tax in 2008, according to a new UNSW-led study.

 

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The construction sector needs to engage with social entrepreneurship to address growing social inequity and disadvantage in society, write Martin Loosemore and Dave Higgon.

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UNSW marine biologist Iain Suthers will lead a scientific expedition aboard the brand new research vessel Investigator next week to study the secrets of small eddies along the NSW coastline.

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FIFA, corruption, and the economics of the World Cup

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Former Disability Discrimination Commissioner Graeme Innes

Former Disability Discrimination Commissioner Graeme Innes will reflect on his time in the role during a wide-ranging conversation with leading authority on disability law, Professor Gerard Quinn. 

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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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Should Australia invest in more or fewer fellowships, and should they be for junior or senior researchers, asks Merlin Crossley.

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After witnessing the rise and fall of many empires, the ancient archelogical site of Palmyra is under threat from Islamic State and may well be destroyed, writes Phillip George.

A shallow diving kit, an inflatable life-saving device and a bushfire early detection system are three UNSW student innovations 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. 

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There is an elegantly simple solution to the single most important problem that is holding Australian innovation back – access to early stage venture capital, writes Brad Furber.