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The NSW government's vision for addressing projected water shortages is simply to build more dams and extract more water from stressed rivers.

Darkness can bring out the worst in us, and the nighttime announcement of a US grand jury decision could have exacerbated the ensuing social unrest, writes Lisa Williams.

The take-home message the study authors gave was that older people are good at learning. They have the same plasticity, but they’re not as good at filtering out other information.
The effort should be going into reducing the number of children who are reported in the first place.

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Hip hop artist takes “gift of rapping” to Indigenous communities

Hip hop artist and jazz drummer Rhyan Clapham is using rap music to combat racism and strengthen Aboriginal communities. Rhyan has completed a Bachelor of Music at UNSW and will join the inaugural intake for the Indigenous Studies Honours program offered by Nura Gili.

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Innovation: Recycling e-waste robot-style

UNSW researchers have programmed industrial robots to tackle the growing problem of e-waste. This experiment video is part of a research project conducted by UNSW's Sustainable Manufacturing and Life Cycle Engineering Research Group.

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Team EchiDNA wins Harvard Uni's BIOMOD competition

Three UNSW students are members of the first Australian team to win Harvard University's Biomod Championships – a biomolecular design competition for undergraduates from around the world.

Hip hop artist takes “gift of rapping” to Indigenous communities
Innovation: Recycling e-waste robot-style
Team EchiDNA wins Harvard Uni's BIOMOD competition

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Academy awards for UNSW scientists

Three UNSW researchers have been awarded prestigious Australian Academy of Science medals for their outstanding research in mathematics and quantum physics.

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The Health-Science Alliance symposium - a meeting of great minds

Some of Australia's leading health professionals will share their thinking on cancer, neurodegeneration and mental health at the Third Annual Scientific Symposium of the Health-Science Alliance.

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Lesson from Spain in pain

Australia should take note of the Spanish government's fiscal discipline and economic reforms, writes Wolfgang Kasper.

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Journalism students head to Jakarta

Two UNSW journalism students will spend their summer working in Indonesia's dynamic media scene after being awarded New Colombo Plan grants to take up internships in Jakarta.

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The Hilmer years - Uniken out now

As he prepares to step down from the top job, UNSW Vice-Chancellor Fred Hilmer leaves behind a university transformed. In Uniken's cover story, he talks candidly about his eight-and-a-half years as VC and the changes he has led.