Tim Brand sits Business School exams abroad and then scores a goal for Australia's Kookaburras in just his second game at senior level.


Advising women to "stay safe" is problematic because it transfers the responsibility for men's violence onto women, and distracts us from more difficult conversations.

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Professor Merlin Crossley in conversation with Dr Francisco Mojica. Photo: Jacquie Manning

Microbiologist Francisco Mojica spoke to an enthusiastic audience at UNSW Sydney about his discovery of the gene editing tool CRISPR, ranked among the most important scientific findings of this century.

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The combination of higher-density living and increasing cultural diversity means we need to think about how to build social cohesion and make the most of the opportunities of apartment living.


Reconstruction of the peculiar, short-faced niata cow. Illustrations by Jorge González, La Plata, Argentina

Scientists have used the latest genetic and anatomical techniques to study the remains of a cow with a short face like a bulldog that fascinated Charles Darwin when he first saw it in Argentina 180 years ago.


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Research in engineering, environmental science, psychology and built environment are among projects selected for ARC Linkage Grants.

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UNSW’s Rosemary Kayess has been elected to United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. 


Difficulty with English language can mask other difficulties that culturally and linguistically diverse students may have, such as autism or dyslexia.


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New research shows how the brain can respond to changes in body temperature and affect how much we want to eat.

Academics from chemical engineering, medicine and economics received the nation’s top civilian honour – the Companion of the Order of Australia.


Professor Susan Coppersmith

Professor Susan Coppersmith from the University of Wisconsin- Madison will join UNSW next year to work with experimental scientists on problems ranging from quantum computing to new materials.


Ricky, Jacob and the The Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP. Photo: Grant Turner

Students who won a national competition will have their stories included in a school drug and alcohol prevention program developed by researchers at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, based at UNSW Sydney.

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Reserve Bank of Australia governor Philip Lowe has effectively ruled out an interest rate rise until wage growth tops 3%.


Scientia Professor Martin Green

UNSW Sydney congratulates solar energy pioneer Scientia Professor Martin Green, who has become the first Australian to win a prestigious Global Energy Prize worth more than $820,000.