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18 December 14

Arts patron and architect Penelope Seidler has funded the first Chair in the Practice of Architecture at UNSW, to be held by Pritzker Prize-winner Glenn Murcutt.

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18 December 14

Feeling queasy? How about deceitful? New research shows feelings of disgust can encourage unethical, self-interested behaviours, writes Lisa A Williams.

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18 December 14

This atypical and aberrant case is not a good basis for launching yet more interference with the Bail Act, writes Nicholas Cowdery.

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17 December 14

Despite our obsession with diets and fitness regimes, many health professionals can't say where body fat goes when people lose weight, a UNSW study shows.

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17 December 14

As the country reels from the Sydney siege and its unhappy end, many will be wondering what can be done for the survivors. The answer may be surprisingly little, write Zachary Steel and Grant Devilly.

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16 December 14

Emily Burke will join her friend and colleague Sean Lau at Oxford University after winning UNSW Law’s second Rhodes scholarship for 2015.

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16 December 14

A lower Aussie dollar is good news for exporters. But it’s bad news for home owners, and consumers and business that source inputs from abroad, writes Richard Holden.

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15 December 14

Juvenile crime rates in the NSW town of Armidale have been halved over the past seven years, thanks to an innovative, community-based skills program aimed at 14- to 17-year-olds.

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15 December 14

International climate change talks will not save the planet by themselves, but they put important pressure on nations to do their part, writes Christian Downie.

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15 December 14

It's time to hold a judicial inquiry to come to terms with Australia's involvement in the use of torture after September 11, writes George Williams.

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