Paradoxically, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's centralised intervention to reform the troubled New South Wales branch of the Labor Party, could help revive the party at its roots, argues UNSW's Mark Rolfe.
UNSW physicists have studied a distant star where gravity is more than 30,000 times greater than on Earth to test their controversial theory that one of the constants of Nature is not a constant.
Australia has an export base that is spread far and wide across the globe but concentrated enough in the bigger markets for exporters to get a good bang for their buck, writes Tim Harcourt.
Students from across the state converged on UNSW to hear former Foreign Minister Alexander Downer provide first-hand insights into the world of diplomacy.
Medical abortions finally will be easily available to Australian women when the drug RU486 is listed on the PBS. But without a national data collection system, details about quality, safety or access won't be known, experts argue.
Millions more people could get access to life-saving HIV drug therapy, following a landmark study led by researchers from the Kirby Institute at UNSW.
Scientists on a UNSW-led expedition to study microbes in the Indian Ocean have weathered huge seas, encountered giant whales and collected lots of data during the first leg of their voyage from South Africa to Mauritius.
Senator Stephen Conroy's resignation as communications minister leaves his NBN "baby" facing an uncertain future, writes Frank Zumbo.
UNSW is leading nationwide research into creating healthy workplaces for people with mental disorders.
A passion for community development has taken media student Jade Bae to Mumbai, where she will intern for a local NGO committed to providing quality education.