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As traditional industries decline, degrees like a Master of Fine Arts will be valued for fostering original and innovative ways of thinking, argues Ross Harley.

... our study has shown the potential harms of adolescent use, particularly heavy use ... policy makers must be aware of this and reform efforts should be carefully considered.

The world's richest countries – including Australia – have turned their back on moves to rein in amoral 'vulture funds' that prey on nations who cannot pay their international debt, writes Ross Buckley. 

It makes no sense to play Russian roulette with the lives of our health workers.

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Bird navigation: The Quantum Around You. Ep1

Quantum phenomena often seem mysterious to us, because we can't "see" them. But what if some animal species can? Join UNSW's Andrea Morello in this series which proves that quantum mechanics has more of an impact on your life than you think.

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Hy-Cycle - Australia's first fuel cell bike

UNSW researchers have built an Australian-first bicycle that can take riders up to 125 kilometres on a single battery charge and $2 of hydrogen.

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Young Entrepreneurs - Pollinate Energy

UNSW alumna Monique Alfris talks about Pollinate Energy, the company she co-founded with two other UNSW grads bringing clean solar lighting to millions of India’s poor. The lighting replaces kerosene - one of the biggest killers of women and children. More Young Entrepreneurs.

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Microbes evolve faster than oceans can disperse them

Microbes in oceans produce around half the oxygen we breathe. Now a study has shown their movement is hindered by geographical boundaries, raising concerns about their susceptibility to climate change.

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Research fellowships result best ever

UNSW’s best-ever Fellowship result demonstrates the relevance and application of the University’s medical research, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Les Field says.

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Pessimism reigns over big data and the law

Legal experts are “united in pessimism” about the collection and use of big data and its impact on privacy, according to a communications surveillance-themed edition of the UNSW Law Journal.

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Former President of Ireland on peace and religion

Former President of Ireland Mary McAleese has given a UNSW audience insight into peace-building in Northern Ireland and the “hermetic seals” that separate people and religions.

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Explore a world of opportunities: UNSW Postgraduate Week

Thinking of postgraduate study? Come along to UNSW’s annual Postgraduate Week from 15-18 September and explore the range of degrees on offer.

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SBS's Indigenous news channel welcomes new Scientist in Residence

UNSW professor of public health Lisa Jackson Pulver will spend the next month at NITV, SBS's dedicated Indigenous news channel, as Scientist in Residence.