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It reinforces that in Australia we now have two types of citizens, and that people engaged in terror activity who are dual nationals will be treated differently from those who are engaged in terror related activity who are not dual nationals.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott speaks the tough language of the post 9/11 era as he pushes for laws we don’t need, writes Fergal Davis.

The question of bail also has to be linked to the offence charged. It's not appropriate to detain a person charged with only an offensive language offence on a ground they might be a terrorist.

Scientists have a responsibility to convince the public and political parties to support curiosity-driven research to help solve the challenges of the future, writes Merlin Crossley.

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World's first smart snow sports helmet

The Forcite Alpine helmet, developed by three UNSW graduates, will have snow sports enthusiasts heading for the slopes.

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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”.

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Artist Tamara Dean takes us into the 'Here and Now'
Welcome message from new Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Jacobs

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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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There’s more to be lost than gained in stripping citizenship

Proposed changes to Australian citizenship will likely be limited in effectiveness, challenging to implement and possibly counter-productive, writes Sangeetha Pillai.

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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.