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9 October 14

The International e-Sports Federation has come under intense scrutiny – and criticism – for its segregation of female competitors in videogame competitions, writes Michael Kasumovic.

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9 October 14

Instead of banning burqas and niqabs from Parliament, politicians should embrace the garments, which would allow them to sleep and eat their ear wax undetected, writes Geoffrey Brahm Levey.

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9 October 14

If you make school funding contingent on achieving good numeracy and literacy test scores then those thresholds will likely be met. The trouble is it might not be because of any genuine improvement, writes Richard Holden.

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9 October 14

Fathers will be critical to the successful treatment of their sons’ aggressive and antisocial conduct in a UNSW-led project awarded a major grant from the Movember Foundation.

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8 October 14

Never one to shy away from big questions, Elizabeth Farrelly probes the links between morality, human happiness and architecture in the final Utzon lecture for 2014.

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8 October 14

Riding through red lights, pedalling onto footpaths... new research shows cyclists break road rules to stay safe.

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8 October 14

The long-awaited independent review of coal seam gas in NSW highlights many risks and uncertainties around human health from exposure to toxic chemicals, write David Shearman and Melissa Haswell.

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8 October 14

Industry influence can make drugs look safer and more effective than they really are. So where can doctors and the public turn to for reliable information? ask Adam Dunn and Florence Bourgeois.

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8 October 14

UNSW International's Dr Kirrilee Hughes has been awarded the Tracy McCabe Future Leader Fellowship for her contribution to international education.

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7 October 14

Falls are common in elderly people but the risk increases markedly when they have depressive symptoms and use antidepressants, new research shows.

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