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High school girls are currently under-represented in the science subjects that underpin so many important university courses.
It is not biologically plausible that the HRT increases ovarian cancer risk. We have known for many years that the contraceptive pill [which is much stronger than HRT] reduces the risk of ovarian cancer.

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

If you're constantly having intrusive unwanted thoughts about an emotional event it really makes it feel like it's just happened yesterday, or last week.

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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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Artist Tamara Dean takes us into the 'Here and Now'

UNSW Media's Artist-in-Residence, Tamara Dean, has spent the last month developing Here and Now, a multi-sensory art installation, at Studio One in UNSW’s Creative Practice Lab.

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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”.

O-Week 2015 - Enjoy the ride!
Artist Tamara Dean takes us into the 'Here and Now'
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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The Powerhouse is going west – and arts funding should follow it

Building a large dedicated museum of Applied Arts and Sciences at Parramatta, in one of Sydney’s central hubs, makes good sense both as policy and as politics, writes Joanna Mendelssohn.

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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.