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29 October 13

Chemical engineers have synthesised a new nanoparticle that delivers cancer drugs to cells while simultaneously monitoring the drug release in real time.

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29 October 13

After a successful first year of membership on the UN Security Council, Australia now has greater diplomatic capital to address important global issues that might otherwise escape attention, write Jeremy Farrall and Jeni Whalan. 

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28 October 13

Australian women and girls with disabilities are twice as likely to experience violence and abuse as other women, new research shows.

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28 October 13

A new centre for innovation at UNSW will provide world-class facilities designed to position Sydney as a major centre for innovation in the Asia Pacific region.

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25 October 13

The first research centre specialising in international refugee law will be launched at UNSW next week, with a keynote address by founding director, Professor Jane McAdam.

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25 October 13

Death rates are greater if a patient is admitted to hospital via the Emergency Department over the weekend than during the working week, UNSW research finds.

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25 October 13

UNSW is proud to be an event partner of Sculpture by the Sea, with four COFA alumni exhibiting their works along Sydney’s iconic coastline.

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25 October 13

Solar engineers from UNSW are partnering with a consortium of top US and European universities on next-generation silicon solar cells with targeted efficiencies of 29%.

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25 October 13

The International Agency for Research on Cancer has classified outdoor air pollution as carcinogenic to humans, but the reaction to the report has been muted and it seems to be business as usual, writes Bin Jalaludin. 

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25 October 13

Budding leader Jessica Kitch has returned from an international youth summit in Johannesburg, where she debated and formulated solutions for global issues with the likes of Kofi Annan and Richard Branson. 

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