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08_Baldry_mentalhealth
8 August 13

People with mental health disorders are up to nine times more likely to end up in prison and early intervention could save millions of dollars, a new report shows.

08_Garrett_China_istock_original
8 August 13

The Prime Minister is right to point out that the slowing Chinese economy is to blame for Australia's downturn. But his "end of the China boom" slogan only tells half the story, writes Geoffrey Garrett. 

08_McKnight_Murdoch_istock_original
8 August 13

Over the course of the 2013 federal election, we will experience a real time experiment into the degree of influence exerted by Rupert Murdoch on Australian political life, writes David McKnight. 

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7 August 13

Massive open online courses will improve university teaching by revealing how well students engage and by allowing lecturers to assess different approaches, writes Merlin Crossley.

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7 August 13

An evening of science and humour with some of the world’s top online science communication celebrities – including Facebook phenomenon, Elise Andrew – will be a highlight of National Science Week.

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7 August 13

Those keen to address the gender imbalance in superannuation might want to keep sex out of the equation and instead boost the savings of low earners and informal carers, argues Rafal Chomik. 

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6 August 13

A UNSW spinoff company with a promising optical sensor technology has declined a $10 million Chinese offer to move offshore, opting instead to pursue their start-up dream in Australia.

05_Vittorio_crop
5 August 13

Promising research on green tea’s anti-cancer properties has been recognised in the State's top cancer research awards - one of three prizes won by UNSW.

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5 August 13

There is a hole in the Australian public administration where a space agency should be, writes Andrew Dempster.

21_dollarGarrett_istock_crop
3 August 13

The banks are howling in protest but the new levy on bank deposits is a good idea that should have been introduced in 2008, writes Ross Buckley. 

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