South Africa's Acting High Commissioner to Australia and anti-apartheid activists will be among guests at a celebration of the life of Nelson Mandela at UNSW this Saturday.
It is time for science communication to get real with less emphasis on technology promotion and more acknowledgment of areas of uncertainty, alternatives and political commitments, write Matthew Kearnes and Georgia Miller.
In recent years we have failed to apply some of the basic tenets of the competition policy reforms of the 1990s. The cost is our dire productivity performance, writes Vice-Chancellor Fred Hilmer.
UNSW's Andrea Durbach has won the 2013 Australian Human Rights Law Award and paid tribute to the legacy and influence of Nelson Mandela on her extraordinary career.
Tropfest is one of the most prestigious awards available to up-and-coming short filmmakers. And on Sunday it was awarded to a gross-out film that has offended and alienated many in its target audience, writes Greg Dolgopolov.
Educationl games are proving to be disruptive technology, yet not all are created equal. Teachers must work out which ones empower students while avoiding the same old teacher-dominated pedagogy, writes Dean Groom.
Computer science student Vanessa Ung has been selected for a prestigious summer internship at the Sydney Google offices.
More accustomed to working in labs, UNSW’s top early career researchers received the red carpet treatment at the Postdoctoral Academy Awards.
We live in an unprecedented time in human history where the limits to population growth and economic development are in clear sight, write Bruce Henry and Isaac Donnelly.
Earlier this year, Queensland scientists launched a $14 million scramjet in Norway that didn't reach the conditions required to collect data as planned. But was it a failure? Absolutely not, argues Russell Boyce.