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11 August 14

A political leader always needs to judge when to push ahead of, and when to pull back to, public opinion, writes Mark Rolfe.

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11 August 14

The extent to which changes to Australia's anti-terrorism laws would expand the powers of government at the expense of citizens is unexpected and quite shocking, writes George Williams. 

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11 August 14

The upcoming G20 Summit will be the first time world leaders have actively considered the rapidly changing demands of the global energy sector, writes Christian Downie.

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11 August 14

Poke a Russian bear with a trade stick and he will retaliate. That's the lesson facing Australian exporters in the wake of the MH17 disaster, says UNSW Business School’s Tim Harcourt.

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8 August 14

UNSW has finalists in seven categories of the Australian Museum Eureka prizes – prestigious national awards dubbed the 'Oscars of Science'.

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8 August 14

While we know much about the consequences of happiness, much less is known about its causes, let alone how to guarantee its appearance, writes Brock Bastion.

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7 August 14

High school students can better prepare for university science, engineering and technology courses, with the launch of UNSW’s first science Massive Open Online Course on the Coursera platform.

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7 August 14

Minds are now focused on whether the US Federal Reserve will move to raise its near zero interest rates following two pieces of conflicting economic data, writes Glen Otto.

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7 August 14

The government’s proposals to restrict Australians travelling to war zones, while not as invasive as some measures adopted overseas, do impose an onerous burden on travellers, writes Sangeetha Pillai.

 

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6 August 14

Almost 50,000 Australian children experience cyberbullying that can lead to humiliation and depression, new research by UNSW’s Social Policy Research Centre shows.

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