What kind of peace deal do you have if one of the major protagonists in the battle is absent, asks Frank Zumbo.
In the face of an impending crisis in research funding and policy, it is up to universities and researchers to continue to take the case up to government as loudly as possible, writes Vice-Chancellor Fred Hilmer.
UNSW’s elected student advocates share what they enjoy about their leadership positions and what motivates them to be the voice of the student body.
Contrary to popular belief, concentrated institutional investor influence does not appear to raise either managerial incentives or lower chief executive pay, writes Peter Swan.
What all this McMansion bashing has in common is a set of assumptions that are ill-founded, argues Steve King.
A political war over raising the debt limit makes no sense for the opposition that has spent six years saying the national good cannot be held hostage to anti-debt hysteria, writes Geoffrey Garrett.
There is a clear need for federal reform. The starting point must be recognition of how much Australia has to gain from a system that fosters competition and diversity, rather than mere national control, writes George Williams.
UNSW Science postgraduate research students have helped found the Sydney Society for Conservation Biology and will launch a "Conservation Conversations" public seminar series at UNSW this week.
Unusual El Niños, like those that led to the extraordinary super El Niño years of 1982 and 1997, will occur twice as often under even modest global warming scenarios.
The death of musician Lou Reed from liver cancer may raise awareness of the challenges of living with hepatitis C, but more work needs to be done to make sure treatments are widely available, writes Gregory Dore.