Before the next federal poll, we must take a hard look at the basic features of our voting system, including the viability of casting electronic votes, writes George Williams.
Introducing a draft bill to remove the carbon tax is a symbolic first act of parliament for Prime Minister Tony Abbott but he faces a rocky road in getting a deal done, writes Donna Green.
UNSW researchers investigating nanomedicine, smart plastics, cellular biology and the physics of the early universe, have won four of the eight NSW Science and Engineering Awards for 2013.
There is no conflict between art and science: only the wide-eyed pursuit of cool ideas, writes Tim Minchin in 'The Best Australian Science Writing 2013', published by UNSW Press.
By paying our share to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Australia will maintain the right to exert influence on one of the real jewels of international co-operation, write John Kaldor and David Cooper.
The NSW government’s hastily introduced legislation to extend police powers of arrest threatens fundamental rights and police effectiveness, write Vicki Sentas and Nicholas Cowdery.
Described by his teachers as having one of the best legal minds of his generation, UNSW Arts/Law graduate Kunal Sharma is heading to Oxford University after winning one of the world’s most coveted scholarships.
UNSW will host a public memorial service for energy pioneer and philanthropist Sir William Tyree in the Tyree Energy Technologies Building on 18 November.
UNSW scientists carrying out research on mental health, the laws of the universe, energy storage and climate extremes have won five of this year’s nine NSW Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.
Former senator and UNSW Adjunct Professor Bob Carr is writing a tell-all book comprised of the diaries he kept while serving as foreign minister.