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10 February 14

UNSW and the University of Sydney have partnered to offer cross-institutional enrolments in Indonesian, Modern Greek and Italian.

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10 February 14

UNSW and the University of Sydney are collaborating to secure the future of several important foreign language programs, write Arts and Social Sciences Deans James Donald and Duncan Ivison. 

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7 February 14

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death has caused old heroin myths to resurface, but we need hard facts if we want evidence-based interventions to help those who are addicted, write Shane Darke and Michael Farrell. 

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7 February 14

UNSW child psychologist Mark Dadds features in a new documentary series on ABC TV that explores the controversial childhood condition Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

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7 February 14

Why bother with emissions-intensive, expensive and dangerous nucelar energy when there is already a better alternative to fossil fuels: the efficient use of renewable energy, argues Mark Diesendorf. 

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7 February 14

The real scandal from the Australian Crime Commission's report into drugs in sport is that the opportunity for change has been lost in a blizzard of political grandstanding and media spin, writes Jason Maznov. 

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6 February 14

A secret ballot to elect parliamentary Speakers would allow MPs to choose the best person for the job and reduce party-political bias, writes Fergal Davis. 

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6 February 14

Researchers have identified a new species of mysterious beaked whale based on a study of seven animals stranded on remote tropical islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.

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5 February 14

Oceanographic research at UNSW suggests the claimed lengthy voyage of a castaway fisherman could have occurred and he was lucky not to have ended up in the great garbage patch of the North Pacific.

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5 February 14

Urban planning needs to address key barriers to downsizing, with fewer than one in 10 older people currently moving to smaller homes.

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