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This is no longer an African thing, the world needs to come together and that's what we represent, a concerted effort of communities of different geographical backgrounds.
Samretta Carr Caldwell on UNSW alliance against ebola.
We think diet is partly affecting the brain through an inflammatory response, and their thesis is that this is different in males and females because of oestrogen acting at the oestrogen receptor in females.

There is an old truism about prisons: if you build them, you will fill them. But there are better ways to invest in a better, safer society, write Sarah Hopkins and Gino Vumbaca.

Mike Baird has announced changes to the state's political finance laws,but they may be overturned by a constitutional challenge lodged by former Newcastle lord mayor Jeff McCloy, writes George Williams.

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New records for silicon quantum computing

Research teams working in the same laboratories at UNSW have found two different ways to solve a critical challenge and greatly accelerate the realisation of super powerful quantum computers.

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New organ transport option to save lives

UNSW researchers have designed an organ transportation system that sustains the life of a donated organ far beyond that of the current method of packing organs in ice.

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Look inside your own body

Imagine being able to see your illness? Dr John McGhee from UNSW Art and Design is enabling stroke patients to do just that, using 3D techniques normally employed in the games industry.

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Immunity under the microscope at new Centre of Excellence

The molecular mysteries that allow cancers, viruses and autoimmune diseases to dodge the body’s defence mechanisms will come under the microscope at a new ARC Centre of Excellence.

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Addressing migrant worker exploitation in the Asia Pacific region

An international forum to address widespread exploitation of low-paid migrant workers in the Asia Pacific region will be held at UNSW on Tuesday 21 October.

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Australia’s procurement policy leaves our exporters behind

As our major trading partners expand their legal procurement-linked industry policies, Australia is swimming against the tide by voluntarily abandoning its own, writes Elizabeth Thurbon.

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Elizabeth Farrelly asks: does architecture matter?

Never one to shy away from big questions, Elizabeth Farrelly probes the links between morality, human happiness and architecture in the final Utzon lecture for 2014.

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ASPIRE receives $250,000 “surprise” from Google

The UNSW program that introduces thousands of disadvantaged school students to the world of university is celebrating after receiving a $250,000 “surprise” grant from Google.

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Indonesia specialist wins international education fellowship

UNSW International's Dr Kirrilee Hughes has been awarded the Tracy McCabe Future Leader Fellowship for her contribution to international education.