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When we first established intensive care…we could keep people alive longer than we had previously, but … this gradual creep occurred, and we look at it now and think maybe this is something really perverse.

If Australia wants to defend its place in the global higher education market, it will need to find new ways to attract Asian students, writes Geoffrey Garrett. 

Drivers for legalising cannabis are more likely to be political and based on public opinion, rather than econimic arguements, write Marian Shanahan and Alison Ritter. 

One hopes and expects that our governments will listen to the people they have honoured, even when they reveal inconvenient truths, writes Merlin Crossley.

 

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Bionic ear technology used for gene therapy

The next generation of bionic ear technology is a step closer to reality, with UNSW researchers using the cochlear implant in an animal model to deliver DNA to stimulate the regrowth of auditory nerve cells.

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In her element - Prof Emma Johnston

UNSW's Professor Emma Johnston on her work in marine ecology, inspiring a new generation of scientists and why diving in Sydney Harbour still gives her a buzz. Read the full story in the new issue of Uniken.

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Thought Leaders Playlist - Indigenous Constitutional Recognition

Professor Megan Davis outlines the challenges around Indigenous recognition in the Australian constitution. The video is part of a UNSW Law series featuring leading academics explaining some of our most pressing contemporary issues.

 

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Electronic “safety net” for medical tests delivers positive results

In a step forward for patient safety, a new electronic “safety net” for hospital medical tests has had significant success, with no results going missing under the new system. 

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Republican movement lacks political vision

The celebrity factor of William and Kate is part of the story behind waning republican support, but the bigger problem lies within republicans' own ranks, writes George Williams. 

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How the internet liberated Australia’s art history

The establishment of an online database of Australian artists has broken down barriers to make research accessible to all, which means there is no longer any excuse for parochialism, writes Joanna Mendelssohn. 

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Choose the right postgrad path

UNSW Australia's annual Postgraduate Information Sessions will be held next month (5-8 May), showcasing its range of degrees on offer. 

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Experts appointed to Defence White Paper panel

Two UNSW academics have been appointed to the expert advisory panel of the federal government’s 2015 Defence White Paper.