Thylacoleo carnifex was smaller than an African lioness, but with 80 per cent as powerful a bite as a large African lion. Picture: Peter Schouten

Scientists believe Thylacoleo carnifex was probably a victim of the drying out of Australia, which began about 350,000 years ago, rather than from the impact of humans.

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Megan Davis. Photo: Andrzej Liguz

UNSW Sydney Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous), Professor Megan Davis, has won top honours in The Australian Financial Review/Qantas 100 Women of Influence Awards.


A global-first, UNSW-led trial of an HIV prevention medication has resulted in an almost one-third decline in infections in the large-scale target group.


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The report was launched today at the National Press Club in Canberra to coincide with Anti-Poverty Week.


eXsight winners of the Peter Farrell Cup, Ni Feng, Saloni Goda, Emma Casolin, with Director for the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Karin Sanders and UNSW Business School Dean Chris Styles.

Technology that helps colour blind people use mobile phones caught the eye of judges at the celebrated Peter Farrell Cup; a UNSW Business School and Founders Program event for emerging entrepreneurs.

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The Reserve Bank is worried that a further tightening of lending standards could take the air out of the housing bubble very quickly. Here's the way it could happen.


Jennifer Schulz Moore has been voted by her students as the most inspiring teacher of first year undergraduates at UNSW.

Dr Jennifer Schulz Moore from UNSW Law has taken out an industry-sponsored accolade for the best teacher in a first year UNSW undergraduate program.


Director of the Australian Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics Martin Green

UNSW Sydney Professor Martin Green has become the first Australian to receive the prestigious Global Energy Prize. 

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Paul Signac, ‘Leaving the Port of Marseille’ 1906/7 oil on canvas, 46 x 55.2 cm, The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, Inv GE 6524. Photo: © The State Hermitage Museum 2018, Vladimir

In the early 20th century, two families of collectors brought the best of modern French art to Russia. Many of their paintings - including works by Picasso, Matisse and Cezanne - can now be seen in Sydney.


Determining the structure of the DNA was the beginning of the gene therapy journey. Image from shutterstock.com

Once genetic lesions for diseases such as cystic fibrosis and haemophilia were identified, the idea of replacing or correcting defective genes grew into what we now call "gene therapy".

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UNSW Canberra graduate Wayne Hopkins is using the goal of competing in the 2018 Invictus Games to help overcome physical and mental health issues.