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I think what would be a travesty is if, through this exercise, there was a brain drain and we lost some of the people that are so important to maintaining the big infrastructure that we've got.

The High Court is being asked to interpret the meaning of “corrupt conduct" in the Independent Commission Against Corruption Act, a decision that could affect the Commission's investigative scope, writes Gabrielle Appleby.

There is one simple solution to the debate on making childcare more affordable in Australia, writes Richard Holden.

High school girls are currently under-represented in the science subjects that underpin so many important university courses.

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Veena Sahajwalla: Program Leader Science 50:50

UNSW’s Science 50:50 initiative helps inspire girls to pursue degrees and careers in science and technology. The program, led by Professor Veena Sahajwalla, will provide university scholarships, industry immersion and mentoring for young women.

 

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O-Week 2015 - Enjoy the ride!

UNSW student ambassador Ananthan Ambikairajah takes us on a tour of the carnival that is UNSW Orientation Week. Subscribe to AboutUNSW if you are a current or prospective student.

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Welcome message from new Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Jacobs

On his first day in the job, our new President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Jacobs welcomes staff to the 2015 academic year and outlines his aspirations for the "next chapter in the development of this great university”.

Veena Sahajwalla: Program Leader Science 50:50
O-Week 2015 - Enjoy the ride!
Welcome message from new Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Jacobs

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Finding meteorite impacts in Aboriginal oral tradition

Working with Aboriginal elders to learn about Indigenous astronomy will lead to new nsights about natural events and meteorite impacts in Australia, writes Duane Hamacher.

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Review finds TPP a threat to public health

A UNSW review of the proposed Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement has found potential economic gains may come at a cost to Australians' health.

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The government needs to get its childcare policy right

The government needs to think very carefully before responding to the Productivity Commission’s report into childcare and early childhood learning, write Deb Brennan and Elizabeth Adamson.

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Kick start the year at O Week

New students can embrace everything uni has to offer at UNSW O Week, one of Australia's biggest celebrations to kick off the 2015 academic year.

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Record number of Fulbrights for UNSW

Adolescents with substance abuse problems could benefit from a new treatment approach developed by a UNSW researcher awarded a prestigious Fulbright scholarship.