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2 June 14

With intense competition placing pressure on the world’s airlines to keep pushing down operating costs, maintenance is an obvious first resort for cost-saving, write Doug Fraser and Ian Hampson.

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30 May 14

The ocean is a cacophany of sounds and ocean exploration is technically challenging, as the fruitless search for missing Malaysian flight MH370 shows, writes Erik van Sebille. 

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30 May 14

A doctor who worked at the Christmas Island detention centre has told a UNSW forum there has been “no adequate response” to a 92-page letter detailing concerns about asylum seekers' health.

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30 May 14

Paying fees may not be a choice that many aspiring PhD students will make, so while $20 billion to medical research is great, who’s actually going to do the research?

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30 May 14

To better support the health and wellbeing of staff, students and visitors, all UNSW campuses will be smoke-free from 31 May – World No Tobacco Day.

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30 May 14

Fishers can help protect our shore-nesting birds from predatory ravens by burying or disposing of their fish waste, a UNSW-led study shows.

 

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28 May 14

American accents will become much more common on campus with a new agreement to double to 1500 the number of students coming to UNSW on exchange each year.

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28 May 14

The decision to lower the speed limit in central Sydney to 40 km/h does not go far enough if we want to reduce pedestrian fatalities, writes Lori Mooren.

 

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28 May 14

The conversation that surrounds “tranny” is a fascinating example of how language is negotiated, writes Denton Callander.

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28 May 14

It's possible that foreign aid might do a better job at buying influence and deterring aggression than spending $12 billion on new jet fighters, writes Adam Lockyer.

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