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10 September 14

Recreational sailors who become “citizen oceanographers” could provide vital scientific knowledge about the world’s oceans by sampling remote waters from their yachts, according to UNSW-led team of researchers.

9 September 14

Ataturk's famous letter to Anzac mothers saying, 'having lost their lives on this land, they have become our sons as well' gives some comfort to those left behind but is yet another wartime myth, write Peter Stanley and David Stephens.

9 September 14

Teenagers who use cannabis daily before the age of 17 are 60% less likely to complete high school and seven times more likely to attempt suicide than those who haven't used the drug, UNSW research shows.

9 September 14

Global guidelines in place to protect health workers treating Ebola in the field could be putting lives at risk, says UNSW infectious diseases expert Professor Raina MacIntyre.

8 September 14

A gaping hole lies in Australian law - there is no tort, or cause of action, enabling a person to sue for infringements of their privacy, writes George Williams.

Dean of Engineering Professor Graham Davies rides the Hy-Cycle. (Photo: Grant Turner)
6 September 14

UNSW researchers have built an Australian-first bicycle that can take riders up to 125 kilometres on a single battery charge and $2 of hydrogen.

5 September 14

Teenagers whose parents supply alcohol in adolescence are three times as likely to be drinking full serves of alcohol at 16 compared to teens in families that do not, a major NDARC study has found.

5 September 14

Saying “thank you” goes beyond good manners – it also serves to build and maintain social relationships, writes Lisa A Williams.

5 September 14

The Warburton Review panel tying themselves in knots trying to justify reducing or abolishing the RET and deliver windfall profits to fossil-fuel generators is something to behold, writes Iain McGill.

Former defence chief Admiral Chris Barrie
5 September 14

Admiral Chris Barrie has described Australia’s asylum seeker policies and treatment of refugees as “a mess” which reflects badly on all Australians.