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13 January 14

UNSW experts are at the centre of a debate about whether the controversial practice of geo-engineering has a place in the fight against global warming.

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11 January 14

It is significant to have a woman at the head of the US Federal Reserve for the first time, but in terms of monetary policy it's probably business as usual. And that is a good thing for us all, writes Geoffrey Garrett. 

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10 January 14

Get involved and use your time wisely advises third-year Industrial Design student Edric Verbeek-Martin, who has some pointers for students making the transition from high school to university. 

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10 January 14

Urgent action is needed to protect large carnivores, such as the Australian dingo, from the “unforseen” environmental consequences that will accompany further declines in their numbers, an international team of ecologists has warned.

 

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10 January 14

Iraq is facing an assault on its sovereign integrity from Islamic extremists that is testing the organs of the state, writes Anthony Billingsley. 

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9 January 14

Predictable criticism of changes to the Fair Work legislation shouldn't be allowed to derail efforts to recognise bullying as a significant health and safety problem, writes Carlo Caponecchia. 

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9 January 14

Four UNSW academics are among a group of esteemed health and medical researchers – including Nobel laureates and former Australians of the Year – recognised as making a significant difference to the lives of people worldwide.

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8 January 14

UNSW Professor Chris Turney and his team answer some commonly asked questions about the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, whose research vessel became trapped in ice in December.

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8 January 14

There was no silver bullet or magic formula behind the Australian cricket team's turnaround Ashes win. Rather, it shows how building a culture of teamwork yields results, writes Chris Styles. 

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7 January 14

Funding issues aside, there's a case to be made for investing in a new Sydney airport, a high-speed railway link, and intermodal freight terminals and related infrastructure, writes Frank Zumbo. 

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