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Students from Wylie Girls High School experience University for the first time at a UNSW ASPIRE event. Photo: Neil Fenelon Photography
14 August 14

As its government funding draws to a close, a UNSW program that has helped thousands of disadvantaged students consider higher education has been celebrated for transforming lives.

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14 August 14

“The Economics of Everything” by federal MP Andrew Leigh is a fascinating introduction to some of Australia’s most entertaining applied economic research, writes Gigi Foster.

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14 August 14

Australia risks being left behind as the only country in the OECD without a national policy for science, technology or innovation, Professor Ian Chubb has told a capacity audience. VIDEO

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14 August 14

Research shows that even innocuous-sounding “talking therapies”  – counselling and psychotherapy  – can be harmful if aimed at the wrong people, writes Gordon Parker.

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14 August 14

A recent decision to allow a family from Tuvalu to stay in New Zealand has been hailed as the first legal recognition of “climate refugees”. But this is not so, writes Jane McAdam.

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13 August 14

Researchers have found that in just four years the HPV vaccine has resulted in a dramatic drop in genital warts in young Australians of all backgrounds, a result that could herald good news for cervical cancer rates.

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12 August 14

Whether Australia should side with the US or China is a “false choice”, the Opposition's Tanya Plibersek has told a Confucius Institute audience.

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12 August 14

Increasingly, our research is demonstrating the substantial role that teacher-student relationships play in motivation and engagement, writes Andrew Martin.

Dr Jenny Riesz from the Centre for Energy and Environmental Markets (CEEM). (Credit: Mikey Leung)
12 August 14

New analysis by UNSW suggests that renewable investment is likely to be cheaper and lower risk for Australia.

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11 August 14

Australia’s Chief Scientist Professor Ian Chubb will present the 2014 Jack Beale Lecture on the topic 'No free rides to the future: Shoring up the science to sustain us' at UNSW on Wednesday.

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