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Back pain has never been a health or research priority, despite the fact that 25 per cent of Australians suffer from it, write Chris Maher, Ian Harris and Rachelle Buchbinder.

Australia has had an active civil space program since 1947 but has much to learn if it is to capture a bigger share of a growing billion dollar global space industry, write Barnaby Osborne, Andrew Dempster and Elias Aboutanios.

They don't see themselves as childcare providers, they are helping out the parents.

Are we inadvertently responsible for the high number of Australians dying through suicide in old age, asks Roderick McKay.

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UNSW robots conquer the world

UNSW team rUNSWift have taken out the grand final 5-1 at RoboCup 2014 in Brazil. The team won every game in the standard platform division, scored 42 goals and conceded only 1 goal. After the final, they also went on to win the 'All-Stars vs Champions' match 4-2.

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Young Entrepreneurs - Austern International

Getting the right internship that helps you stand out from the crowd is vital. Austern International provides internships in China, combining language and cultural courses at Liaoning University with placements at top multinational firms like KPMG and local Chinese businesses. More info...

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Joseph E Stiglitz - The GFC: Where are we now and what can be done about it?

Nobel Laureate and global economist Professor Joseph Stiglitz tells a UNSW audience the world is yet to come to terms with the causes of the Global Financial Crisis.

 

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Renewable energy is ready to supply all of Australia’s electricity

Australia already has technically feasible scenarios to run the electricity industry on 100% renewable energy, without significantly affecting supply, writes Mark Diesendorf.

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It takes a global village: how we got ahead in HIV control

Annual HIV funding from developed to developing countries is about $US18 billion, however this is still about $US5 billion a year short of what’s required to sustain the gains of the last decade, writes William Bowtell.

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Time to change our perception of asylum seekers

If we are to develop a sustainable, long-term approach to asylum seeker policy, we need to have a new conversation that draws on the common sense, generosity and pragmatism of ordinary Australians, write Jane McAdam, Travers McLeod and Bob Douglas.

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World challenge for UNSW's band of brothers

UNSW’s Twenty20 student cricket team, which includes three sets of brothers, will head to London this week to represent Australia at the Red Bull World Campus Cricket Challenge.

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Jennifer Westacott: Why we must get Australian cities right

The Business Council of Australia’s Chief Executive, Jennifer Westacottwill use the next Utzon lecture to argue for an urgent new “cities agenda” to equip Australia for massive social and technological change.