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Heroin remains the drug of choice for people who inject drugs but ice is pretty up there too.

Carbon capture and storage is not even close to being a commercial prospect and may even increase net CO2 emissions, writes Stephen Bygrave.

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.

The National Water Commission is to be wrapped up due to federal budget cuts. Yet when it comes to water management and reform, it's clear there is unfinished business, writes Stuart Khan.

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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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Academy honours for tech innovators

UNSW’s incoming Dean of Engineering, Professor Mark Hoffman, and Scientia Professor Deo Prasad have been elected as Fellows of the prestigious Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.

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HIV, cancer projects get NHMRC funding boost

UNSW research into childhood cancers, HIV prevention, and sexually transmissible diseases in remote Aboriginal communities has received major backing in the latest round of federal government health funding.

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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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Personalised learning: The future of higher education?

The challenges and opportunities posed by offering students tailored learning experiences through greater use of educational technology will be the focus of a major international conference at UNSW 23–24 October.