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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.

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.

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.
We argue that the degree of attractiveness of an estate agent spills over into the property they are selling, making it more attractive in the mind of buyers.

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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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What makes a popular science video on YouTube

Wanting to use YouTube for science communication is one thing, but reaching an audience is not always guaranteed, write Dustin Welbourne and Will J Grant.

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Study unmasks pancreatic cancer's secrets

A study that sequenced 100 pancreatic cancer genomes for the first time provides a new understanding of the disease’s origin and may help guide future treatment.

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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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Music for Mercy built on empathy, the most intelligent of emotions

The vigil for convicted drug smugglers Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran showed the two men and their families that "lots of people walk this path with you," 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.