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The problem is [this specific new law regardless of amendments] applies to computer networks and the internet is a computer network – it's a network of networks.

Corporations everywhere are hoovering up petabytes of data in a bid to understand and predict consumer preferences. But are they missing the point? asks Peter Swan.

3D visualisation allows people to actually imagine how things might be going on in their brain, how things might be repairing themselves and how the brain responds to damage.

The power of intelligence agencies to invade Australians' privacy could be about to dramatically expand, warns Keiran Hardy.

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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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Hy-Cycle - Australia's first fuel cell bike

UNSW researchers have built an Australian-first bicycle that can take riders up to 125 kilometres on a single battery charge and $2 of hydrogen.

Wind turbines and climate change – UNSW 2014 Three Minute Thesis
Bird navigation: The Quantum Around You. Ep1
Hy-Cycle - Australia's first fuel cell bike

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Style over substance: sustainability reporting falling short

Socially responsible investors rely on sustainability reports for their investment decisions but the quality and consistency of reporting remains a problem, writes Renard Siew.

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How would a referendum change Australia's racist laws?

If it is to succeed at the ballot box, a referendum on recognising Aboriginal peoples in the Australian Constitution must reflect the community's desire for change, writes George Williams.

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Report reveals dangerous gap in understanding of hepatitis C transmission

A new report from UNSW’s Centre for Social Research in Health shows young people and gay men know dangerously little about how to protect themselves against hepatitis C.

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Why the MFA is the new MBA

As traditional industries decline, degrees like a Master of Fine Arts will be valued for fostering original and innovative ways of thinking, argues Ross Harley.

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Talk about wind turbines wins UNSW three-minute thesis top prize

A PhD candidate frustrated by political stalling on climate change has taken out top honours at the UNSW three-minute thesis finals for her talk on low-cost wind turbines.

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Outstanding teachers honoured with Australian Awards

UNSW’s commitment to quality learning has been recognised with four citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning as part of the Australian Awards for University Teaching.