Security systems based on photo identification could be significantly improved by selecting staff who have an aptitude for this very difficult visual task, a UNSW-led study of Australian passport officers suggests.
The new sporting pursuit of choice may soon be professional electronic gaming, writes Michael Kasumovic.
Global energy policy, to be shaped at the G20 summit in November, might not sound like a barbeque stopper, but it could determine what our future looks like, writes Christian Downie.
UNSW research in engineering/technology and computer science has been ranked 42 in the latest Academic Ranking of World Universities, making UNSW the best performing Australian university in the field.
Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane will be on campus to help UNSW mark the Australian Human Rights Commission’s "Racism. It Stops With Me" campaign this week..
UNSW has scored the maximum five-star rating in seven key performance indicators in the Good Universities Guide 2015.
First year female enrolments in engineering at UNSW have increased from 20 to 22% this year, with the faculty on target to reach its goal of 25% by 2020.
The issue of race has been in the news, but the idea that human races even exist fails to stand up to scientific scrutiny, writes Darren Curnoe.
Depression, alcohol and drug dependence are indiscriminate killers. It doesn’t matter how wealthy, funny or beautiful you are, write Katherine Mills, Frances Kay-Lambkin and Maree Teesson.
Constantly changing the law after media outcries over particular cases produces distortions in the law for short-term political gain, writes David Brown.