Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane will be on campus to help UNSW mark the Australian Human Rights Commission’s "Racism. It Stops With Me" campaign this week..
UNSW has scored the maximum five-star rating in seven key performance indicators in the Good Universities Guide 2015.
First year female enrolments in engineering at UNSW have increased from 20 to 22% this year, with the faculty on target to reach its goal of 25% by 2020.
The issue of race has been in the news, but the idea that human races even exist fails to stand up to scientific scrutiny, writes Darren Curnoe.
Depression, alcohol and drug dependence are indiscriminate killers. It doesn’t matter how wealthy, funny or beautiful you are, write Katherine Mills, Frances Kay-Lambkin and Maree Teesson.
Constantly changing the law after media outcries over particular cases produces distortions in the law for short-term political gain, writes David Brown.
As its government funding draws to a close, a UNSW program that has helped thousands of disadvantaged students consider higher education has been celebrated for transforming lives.
“The Economics of Everything” by federal MP Andrew Leigh is a fascinating introduction to some of Australia’s most entertaining applied economic research, writes Gigi Foster.
Australia risks being left behind as the only country in the OECD without a national policy for science, technology or innovation, Professor Ian Chubb has told a capacity audience. VIDEO
Research shows that even innocuous-sounding “talking therapies” – counselling and psychotherapy – can be harmful if aimed at the wrong people, writes Gordon Parker.