The scientist launching Australia's next-generation space program
Autonomous weapons have moved from science fiction to become a clear and present danger. But there is still time to stop them.
Lisa Havilah at Carriageworks
Carriageworks Director Lisa Havilah has turned the historic artspace into one of Australia’s most exciting cultural institutions.
We have to think harder in democratic societies about addressing people’s legitimate sense of feeling left behind and being excluded. Photo: Michael F. Hiatt/Shutterstock
UNSW's newest Grand Challenge will focus on conversations about poverty, disadvantage and inequality, while connecting to broader trends in democratic politics.
Canterbury Boys High School students with ASPIRE ambassador Winston Wu (centre)
UNSW's outreach initiative ASPIRE has secured funding to roll out new programs to bring more country kids to university.
A woman wears a mask on the Metro in Shanghai in 2013 during a H7N9 avian influenza outbreak. PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images
Professor Raina MacIntyre is on the front line of the fight against emerging bio-threats. She warns biosecurity breaches could be as catastrophic as nuclear war.
A medical researcher's career is one of frustration and melancholy. What keeps them going?
The risk of developing bipolar disorder has a correlation with weak connections in the emotional areas of the brain.
Tim and Geoff Harcourt. Photo: Grant Turner/MediaKoo
Father and son Geoff and Tim Harcourt on how family, history and a love of economics led them to very different academic careers
Australians with a disability are dying from avoidable deaths at twice the rate of the general population, and many deaths are attributed to the wrong cause.
Aquatic mammals do not produce calls at the frequency we would expect based on their size. Photo:Shutterstock
The bigger the animal, the deeper the sound they make. But not if they live in the water.
Hugh Mackay delivers the 2017 Gandhi Oration
Actions as simple as smiling and saying hello in the supermarket can have a powerful influence on communities, according to social researcher Dr Hugh Mackay.
Left to right: Dean of Art & Design Ross Harley, Judith Neilson and Emeritus Professor Alec Tzannes
Philanthropist Judith Neilson has donated $6 million to endow a Chair in Contemporary Art.
Teenagers and alcohol – how soon is too soon? It’s one of the thorniest dilemmas confronting parents.
Strong international profile
UNSW is ranked in the Top 20 most international universities.
Associate Professor Cathy Sherry
UNSW Law's Associate Professor Cathy Sherry reveals what she has been reading over summer.