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They disrupt the ordinary or the standard course of business, the traditional way of doing things.
Deborah Healey on digital disruptors.

We need more real-world critical spaces of inquiry to engage, encourage and support the most creative thinkers and makers of our time, writes Ross Harley, Dean of UNSW Art & Design.

If you can see your scan, and understand your disease, this can possibly help you to recover more quickly.

The asylum bill introduced into Parliament last week is an extraordinary display of disdain for international law – and its fundamental misunderstanding of it, writes Jane McAdam.

If Islamic State is to be defeated it must be exposed for the totalitarianism it is, writes Alan Dupont.

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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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Wind turbines and climate change – UNSW 2014 Three Minute Thesis

Watch Rosemary Barnes, from UNSW Canberra, give her winning 3MT talk on wind turbines – "Engineering solutions to political problems: the answer is blowing in the wind”.  The 3MT competition is an annual event organised by the Graduate Research School. 

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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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Wind turbines and climate change – UNSW 2014 Three Minute Thesis
Bird navigation: The Quantum Around You. Ep1

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Erectile dysfunction drugs could affect vision of genetically susceptible users

The active ingredient in the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra® could cause unusual visual responses in people who carry a common mutation for eye disease and leave detrimental long-term effects, UNSW researchers warn.

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‘Houston… when will we have liftoff?’ Interpreting the US Federal Reserve

The Federal Reserve is winding down its quantitative easing programs and all eyes are on it to see when there will be “liftoff” of the federal funds rate from zero.

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International Criminal Court fails to address sexual violence

The International Criminal Court is falling short on promises to prosecute sexual and gender-based violence, UNSW Professor Louise Chappell will argue in an upcoming public lecture on October 9.

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UNSW Art & Design: new name, new campus

UNSW Art & Design will this week mark the latest chapter in the Faculty’s evolution by officially launching its new name and the $58 million redevelopment of the historic Paddington campus. OPINION

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Masters degree opens up a new world and community

UNSW Master of Policy Studies graduate Su Pon Chit is putting her new knowledge into practice, advocating for people with a disability and promoting change in Myanmar.