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14 April 14

Sydney rock oysters could have a role as biomonitors of the health of our waterways, acting as sensitive indicators of harmful levels of contaminants in water and sediments.

Prof Graham Davies, Len Ainsworth & Prof Anne Simmons. (Photo: Neerav Bhatt)
13 April 14

Construction of the new School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering precinct at UNSW is underway following a substantial philanthropic donation from businessman Len Ainsworth.

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12 April 14

If Australia's defence planners can clearly identify the types of conflicts that are likeliest to engage the ADF, then the 2015 white paper should deliver an affordable and capable defence force, writes Alan Dupont. 

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11 April 14

A panel of experts, including Disability Discrimination Commissioner Graeme Innes, will tackle some of the thorny issues surrounding disability at  UNSW's new public lecture series, Says Who?

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11 April 14

Uncertainty about climate change should not be a reason for doing nothing; it should be an even stronger call for action, write Ben Newell and Michael Smithson.

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11 April 14

Two UNSW academics have been appointed to the expert advisory panel of the federal government’s 2015 Defence White Paper.

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10 April 14

Tax administrators, academics and practitioners from around the globe will discuss emerging trends and challenges in tax administration.

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10 April 14

There are many questions about missing flight MH370 but answers are unlikely until the flight recorders are found, writes John Faulkner.

 
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10 April 14

An ancient fox-sized cousin of the Tasmanian tiger was a fearsome killer that hunted large prey, a study of a well preserved skull from Queensland's Riversleigh World Heritage Site suggests.

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10 April 14

The percentage of Australian teenagers choosing not to drink alcohol rose significantly in the ten years to 2010, new research shows.

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