With economic nationalism and isolationism on the rise, what would happen if America only bought American, Australia only bought Australian etc? Professor Tim Harcourt, J.W.Nevile Fellow in Economics at the UNSW Business School, explains.
UNSW researchers have identified a critical step in the molecular process that allows cells to repair damaged DNA – and it could mean big things for the future of anti-ageing drugs, childhood cancer survivors and even astronauts.
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Lucy Turnbull AO, Chair of the Greater Sydney Commission, has established a new UNSW scholarship aimed at increasing the number of women in leadership roles in the built environment industry.
Building a second Sydney airport will be a demanding engineering project. But the real challenge will be one of governance, writes Robert Freestone.
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UNSW has confirmed the appointment of Ann Mossop to the newly created position, Head of Strategic Events, to champion the critical place of universities in leading open and informed debate, connecting the best brains both in Australia and overseas.
A new documentary highlights the plight of marine animals living among the estimated 5 trillion pieces of plastic rubbish generated by humans, writes Gary Truong.
As increasing diversity and density come to characterise our cities, Edgar Liu, Christina Ho and Hazel Easthope ask how we can build harmonious communities within apartment complexes.
Knee-replacement surgery patients who choose rehabilitation at home are no worse off than those who stay in hospital, a UNSW study has found.
Why are we so shocked when we, or someone we know, becomes ill? It's time to reclaim sickness as a normal part of life, write Gill Hubbard and Claire Wakefield.
Too much control by HR departments in hospitals is leading to disengagement and burnout among staff and a delay in the introduction of improved standards for patient care.
It may seem like a backward step, but a discovery by UNSW researchers that a new treatment for liver cancer encourages rather than reduces tumour growth provides valuable insight into the complex biology of cancer cells.
A study of the internal sound waves created by starquakes, which make stars ring like a bell, has provided unprecedented insights into conditions in the turbulent gas clouds where stars were born 8 billion years ago.
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