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20 August 14

At the launch of a new book, “Reimagining India”, an expert panel moderated by Vice-Chancellor Fred Hilmer has identified opportunities for Australian business, education and research in an economically resurgent India.

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19 August 14

Improving human performance in matching unfamiliar faces in passport control will help ensure the security and safety of Australians, writes David White.

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19 August 14

A disturbing modification involving sexual assault in Grand Theft Auto 5 is swaying opinions on the influence of gaming, write Michael Kasumovic and Rob Brooks.

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19 August 14

Are even the very best big-data driven practises guilty of asking the wrong questions of the wrong data? asks Peter Swan.

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19 August 14

Feelings of loss and helplessness often drive unhealthy behaviours, a fact used by marketers to boost sales. But consumers can fight back, writes Nitika Garg.

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19 August 14

The terminology used by treasurers in recent decades reflects serious conceptual misunderstandings of how real economies work, writes Geoff Harcourt.

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19 August 14

Security systems based on photo identification could be significantly improved by selecting staff who have an aptitude for this very difficult visual task, a UNSW-led study of Australian passport officers suggests.

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18 August 14

The new sporting pursuit of choice may soon be professional electronic gaming, writes Michael Kasumovic.

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18 August 14

Global energy policy, to be shaped at the G20 summit in November, might not sound like a barbeque stopper, but it could determine what our future looks like, writes Christian Downie.

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15 August 14

UNSW research in engineering/technology and computer science has been ranked 42 in the latest Academic Ranking of World Universities, making UNSW the best performing Australian university in the field.

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