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8 October 14

Riding through red lights, pedalling onto footpaths... new research shows cyclists break road rules to stay safe.

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8 October 14

The long-awaited independent review of coal seam gas in NSW highlights many risks and uncertainties around human health from exposure to toxic chemicals, write David Shearman and Melissa Haswell.

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8 October 14

Industry influence can make drugs look safer and more effective than they really are. So where can doctors and the public turn to for reliable information? ask Adam Dunn and Florence Bourgeois.

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8 October 14

UNSW International's Dr Kirrilee Hughes has been awarded the Tracy McCabe Future Leader Fellowship for her contribution to international education.

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7 October 14

Falls are common in elderly people but the risk increases markedly when they have depressive symptoms and use antidepressants, new research shows.

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7 October 14

UNSW will celebrate the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi during the Annual Gandhi Jayanti event on Wednesday and host a panel discussion in partnership with the Australia India Youth Dialogue.

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7 October 14

The anti-terror bill, which allows journalists to be jailed for reporting on intelligence operations and lets ASIO spy on computer networks, has sailed through parliament with dangerous speed, writes George Williams

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3 October 14

The world is on an unsustainable pathway that threatens the environment, future prosperity and security, a capacity audience attending the 2014 Fenner Conference on the Environment has been told.

 

 

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3 October 14

SOGI’s Story – a UNSW-led educational comic book and video project about same-sex love and discrimination – will help tackle stigma and violence in 16 African countries.

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3 October 14

When the curious mind is stimulated, everyone from school kids to the elderly learn and remember more no matter the subject matter, UNSW psychology research fellow Amy Reichelt tells The Conversation.

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