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6 March 14

With pressure mounting to finally build Sydney’s second airport at Badgerys Creek, how can we avoid the noise mistakes of the past, ask Marion Burgess and David Southgate. 

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6 March 14

Engineering students, including a record number of women, have their sights set on the biomedical industry, with a 40% increase in demand for UNSW’s degree.

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6 March 14

UNSW researchers have already discovered a molecule that holds promise as a drug target for progressive MS, now they hope to put the research into practice, thanks to new funding.

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6 March 14

There are many reasons why people get involved in yarn bombing, but the common thread is the desire to share a message political or otherwise – with the community, writes Alyce McGovern.

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5 March 14

Aboriginal Australians are nearly 18 times more likely to end up in prison than other Australians, new research by Adjunct Professor Don Weatherburn has found.

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5 March 14

How does the Sydney Opera House measure up in terms of sustainability? This is one of the presentations at a major international symposium to be held this week entitled “What would Utzon do now?" 

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4 March 14

What’s next for Qantas? A great deal of uncertainty about its ownership, operational structure and the possibility of support from government. The only certainty is that 5,000 staff will lose their jobs, writes Richard Holden. 

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4 March 14

The Oscars are supposed to be definitive, the grown-up verdict bestowed by the biggest film industry on Earth. But do they deliver, asks Julien Murphet. 

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4 March 14

The 2014 Adelaide Biennial is a tightly controlled, heart-wrenching, thoughtful critique of the change in Australian sensibility, and is well worth the price of an airfare to see it, writes Joanna Mendelssohn.  

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3 March 14

The unique partnership between Professor Peter Gunning and The Kids’ Cancer Project is leading to a new treatment for children fighting childhood cancer, as featured on ABC TV’s Australian Story. VIDEO

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