In the wake of the resounding No vote, it's likely that at least one if not all the major Greek banks will fail early this week. When this happens, the Greek economy will essentially come to a halt, writes Richard Holden.

Childcare

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A new McKell Institute report shows Australia is being left behind by other developed nations that treat childcare as a vital early education opportunity, and not simply ‘babysitting’ for mothers returning to the workforce. 

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Leaked negotiations from a key trade deal show radical plans to deregulate services in Australia, including banking and childcare, writes Philip Dorling.

We need a more holistic discussion about expanding and improving early-childhood education opportunities, developing clear links to paid parental leave, and promoting genuinely flexible employment, write Deb Brennan and Sam Crosby.

Bushfire

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An innovative 'Resilience Index' that measures the ability of communities to cope with natural disasters, developed by two UNSW Engineering students, has won first-prize in a national competition to address the challenges of climate extremes.

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What's that in the wardrobe? UNSW Art & Design student Kidakorn Tangsucharittham's beautifully realised animation provides a haunting with a twist. 

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A voice for those behind bars ... a protest about black deaths in custody

Former High Court judge Michael Kirby will headline a UNSW panel debate on the health and social consequences of Indigenous incarceration, to mark NAIDOC week.

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The writing is on the wall for coal-fired power in Australia, writes Mark Diesendorf.

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Lottery

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Our expectations of randomness are often wrong, write Daniel Little and Chris Donkin.

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The motivation to play violent video games is closely connected to people’s desire for sex, write Michael Kasumovic and Tom Denson.

Scientists, engineers and clinicians are delivering 3D printed bionics and novel electroactive materials that can communicate with muscles and nerves; they’re reprogramming cells and repairing tissues; and they’re synthesising functional nanoparticles to swim through blood and deliver drugs. Welcome to the sixth International Nanomedicine Conference.

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The last time a minister was able to micro-manage individual grants was back in the 1950s when Menzies oversaw the Commonwealth Literary Fund, writes Joanna Mendelssohn.

Global Student Challenge

The winning team: (L-R) Ryan Chen, Daniel Liang, Aengus Tran

A UNSW student team has won gold in a global innovation and entrepreneurship competition with an innovative app that helps users book events and organise their social life.

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Professor Rodney Phillips begins today as Dean of Medicine at UNSW.

Eminent immunologist and HIV researcher Professor Rodney Phillips begins today as Dean of Medicine at UNSW, returning home after nearly 40 years abroad.