The Abbott government is lining itself up as a purist in the neoclassical economics camp and business and the unemployed alike won't be spared, writes Lindy Edwards.
In a string of cases, the High Court has given its stamp of approval for the use of secret evidence and affirmed that Australians have no right to know the case against them, writes Rebecca Ananian-Welsh.
Charles Darwin was one of the greatest scientists of all time and his 205th birthday today is worth celebrating, but he should not be treated like a messiah or deity, writes Rob Brooks.
Developing practical strategies for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth to reinforce their rights in Australia is the focus of an intensive summit at UNSW this week.
PhD candidate Evelyn Linardy is working on a portable DNA testing device that will allow doctors, researchers and border security to identify samples within 10 minutes. VIDEO
Royal commissions are shaped as much by the person who runs them as by the powers they wield, and the man named to lead the investigation into Australia's trade unions is a brilliant lawyer with a strong streak of independence, writes George Williams.
A UNSW conference will critically analyse the rapid expansion of biomedical technologies and their strengths and limitations in the treatment of HIV and blood borne viruses.
A high-tech company set up by UNSW and the ANU that provides revolutionary 3D images and simulations to the oil and gas industries has been sold for $A76 million.
University leaders have sound commercial reasons for not selling and leasing back campus buildings to raise funds for capital investment, and the idea this is a magic bullet ignores reality, writes Fred Hilmer.
Heat stored in the western Pacific Ocean, due to an unprecedented strengthening of the equatorial trade winds, appears to be largely responsible for the hiatus in surface warming over the past 13 years.