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24 February 14

Giving cabinet documents to a royal commission creates a precedent that could do long-term harm to our system of government and create a cycle of tit-for-tat inquiries at enormous cost to the taxpayer, writes George Williams. 

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21 February 14

New students will get prepped for their first year at UNSW with the perfect balance of free entertainment and study survival tips at one of Australia’s largest O-Week celebrations.

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20 February 14

Using a telescope installed at the driest place on earth, Antarctica's Ridge A, a UNSW-led team has identified the early stages of a giant cloud of molecular gas – the birthplace of stars.

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20 February 14

For more than a decade now, we have been promised that genetic knowledge would personalise our health care. Support for this future vision has been unwavering, despite its slow progress, writes Robyn Ward.

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20 February 14

After 9/11, there were two kinds of lawyer: those who betrayed the rule of law, and those who were inspired to its defence, according to UCLA Professor Richard Abel, who delivers the 2014 Hal Wootten Lecture tonight.

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20 February 14

Biomedicine has ensured that HIV is no longer a fatal condition, but changes to human behaviour are still the most effective way to curb the epidemic, argues Professor John de Wit. CONFERENCE

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19 February 14

Some of the world’s most respected architects and researchers in design and sustainability will speak at a major international symposium, co-hosted by UNSW, at the Sydney Opera House.

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19 February 14

The opening ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics was a summary of the Putin era: new media and classicism combined to celebrate nationalism, pride and a symbolic resurrection of Empire, argues Greg Dolgopolov.

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18 February 14

UNSW has won $22.8 million in National Health and Medical Research Council grants, the second largest amount Australia-wide and far ahead of any other university in the State.

 

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17 February 14

The federal government is implementing an ideological program to terminate climate action and stop the growth of renewable energy in particular, writes Mark Diesendorf.

 

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