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5 November 14

UNSW researchers have won the highest amount of Australian Research Council funding in the country – with $45.3 million across three funding schemes announced today.

5 November 14

The government may oppose carbon trading, but it seems horse trading is another matter, with households and small business left to shoulder the costs for the RET, write Iain McGill and Johanna Cludius.

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4 November 14

The human lifespan is too short and marred with ill health. But it doesn't have to be this way, two of the world's leading anti-ageing researchers have told a UNSW audience.

4 November 14

Professor Michelle Simmons is Editor-in-Chief of a new international quantum research journal, launched at UNSW by the Federal Minister for Education Christopher Pyne.

4 November 14

If a treasurer or a billionaire blames quantitative easing for rising inequality and argues the best solution is to lower taxes, I recommend a little scepticism, writes James Morley.

4 November 14

How will the international Ebola crisis influence next week’s mid-term elections in the USA, asks Rob Brooks.

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3 November 14

In the 1980s, Australia ran "in-country programs" in strife-torn countries to rescue refugees in humanitarian need. There's no reason why these people smuggling alternatives couldn't happen today, writes Claire Higgins.

3 November 14

The Federal Parliament's anti-terrorism measures reveal a shallow adherence to freedom of speech and an unwelcome, authoritarian streak on behalf of the government, writes George Williams.

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3 November 14

Chancellor David Gonski will lead a celebration of the year's finest Australian science writing by launching an anthology and presenting the Bragg UNSW Press Prize for Science Writing on Thursday.

31 October 14

The Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law will hold its inaugural conference on Monday 3 November, highlighting the critical need for international cooperation to deal with irregular and forced migration.