The Coalition has dug itself into a deep hole before its proposed changes to the Racial Discrimination Act are even considered, writes Andrew Lynch.
For their stellar contributions to advancing the sum of human knowledge, Professors Rose Amal and Matthew England have been elected Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science.
Discoveries in biology will underpin advances in agriculture, environmental science and medicine that are vital for a strong economic future, writes Merlin Crossley.
By abolishing the independent monitor of Australia's anti-terrorism laws, the Abbott government is choosing to ignore evidence of how far the laws overreach, writes George Williams. VIDEO
The Southern Ocean is remote, fast moving and full of large eddies, so the missing aircraft will be increasingly difficult to locate if debris is not found soon, writes Erik van Sebille.
UNSW is playing a key role in a new Cooperative Research Centre investigating big data and its use in defence and national security.
A recent constitutional challenge to parts of Queensland's anti-bike laws provides the High Court with a platform to clarify how fundamental values are protected from legislative infringement, writes Rebecca Ananian-Welsh.
UNSW Scientia Professor David Cooper has been recognised as a medical luminary by the Medical Journal of Australia.
The return to white male dominance in Australian politics provokes questions for women and other groups about the relevance of our current political system, writes Louise Chappell.
UNSW Law has announced the recipients of the generous John M Green and Ngoc Tram Nguyen scholarships, which help high achievers study at university regardless of their background.