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11 December 13

It's easy to feel disheartened by the bombardment of negative statistics about Indigenous health, but we shouldn't ignore the many successes, writes Lisa Jackson Pulver.

10 December 13

UNSW's Andrea Durbach has won the 2013 Australian Human Rights Law Award and paid tribute to the legacy and influence of Nelson Mandela on her extraordinary career. 

10 December 13

Tropfest is one of the most prestigious awards available to up-and-coming short filmmakers. And on Sunday it was awarded to a gross-out film that has offended and alienated many in its target audience, writes Greg Dolgopolov. 

10 December 13

Educationl games are proving to be disruptive technology, yet not all are created equal. Teachers must work out which ones empower students while avoiding the same old teacher-dominated pedagogy, writes Dean Groom. 

Vanessa Ung
10 December 13

Computer science student Vanessa Ung has been selected for a prestigious summer internship at the Sydney Google offices.

Award winners: Dr Peter Reece and Dr Alex Ng
9 December 13

More accustomed to working in labs, UNSW’s top early career researchers received the red carpet treatment at the Postdoctoral Academy Awards.

9 December 13

We live in an unprecedented time in human history where the limits to population growth and economic development are in clear sight, write Bruce Henry and Isaac Donnelly.

9 December 13

Earlier this year, Queensland scientists launched a $14 million scramjet in Norway that didn't reach the conditions required to collect data as planned. But was it a failure? Absolutely not, argues Russell Boyce.

9 December 13

The poor PISA results for Australian students in science and maths need to be urgently addressed, writes Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Iain Martin. 

6 December 13

The first Indigenous medical student to graduate from UNSW on a Balnaves Foundation Scholarship says the unique program played a key role in his success.