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17 November 14

The Brisbane G20 leaders' summit has failed to grapple with key issues around the limits of economic growth, sustainability and how to distribute wealth more equitably, write Anne Junor and Geoff Harcourt.

17 November 14

The Abbott government will soon make two very significant appointments to the High Court, arising from the retirements of Justices Kenneth Hayne and Susan Crennan, writes George Williams.

17 November 14

Thousands of children whose parents are unemployed will be excluded from early childhood services if the government accepts draft recommendations of the Productivity Commission, UNSW research has found.

14 November 14

For the 25 million people of Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, Ebola is not just an epidemiological terror, it is also a socioeconomic disaster, write Paul Munro and Greg van der Horst.

14 November 14

As a designer, crossing the line that exists between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian culture is crucial, writes Trent Jansen.

13 November 14

The largest ever forum of French researchers in Australia will bring together more than 140 scientists to discuss climate science and strategies to increase collaboration and innovation with industry.

13 November 14

A DNA nanomachine designed to detect viruses such as Ebola has won the Grand Prize for a team that includes three UNSW students in Harvard University’s biomolecular design competition.

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13 November 14

Health Minister Peter Dutton has officially opened the $140 million state-of-the-art redevelopment of the Wallace Wurth Building, home to UNSW Medicine and The Kirby Institute.

13 November 14

Whether fashion is art; whether the art world is now all about fashion are questions much less interesting than the immediacy, provocation and pleasure we gain from fashion exhibitions, writes Sally Gray.

12 November 14

The Rosetta spacecraft’s mission to land on the surface of a comet has captured the imagination of the world, and the anxious attention of Australian space engineer Sean Tuttle, who oversaw the implementation of the craft’s thermal design