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15 August 14

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..

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15 August 14

UNSW has scored the maximum five-star rating in seven key performance indicators in the Good Universities Guide 2015.

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15 August 14

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.

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15 August 14

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.

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15 August 14

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.

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15 August 14

Constantly changing the law after media outcries over particular cases produces distortions in the law for short-term political gain, writes David Brown.

Students from Wylie Girls High School experience University for the first time at a UNSW ASPIRE event. Photo: Neil Fenelon Photography
14 August 14

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.

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14 August 14

“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.

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14 August 14

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

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14 August 14

Research shows that even innocuous-sounding “talking therapies”  – counselling and psychotherapy  – can be harmful if aimed at the wrong people, writes Gordon Parker.

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