Opinion

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Best practice guidelines on sexual assault research include maintaining confidentiality and prioritising the safety and wellbeing of participants at all times, writes Bianca Fileborn.

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We know the tides affect the oceans, but they also affect groundwater. If we can understand how, then we can better protect this precious resource.

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From luxuries like champagne to the very livelihoods of fishing communities in the developing world – the climate-driven shifts in species will affect us all.

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UNSW has signed an agreement with OpenLearning, the Australia-based online social learning platform, to allow educators to deliver more engaging and active learning experiences to students.

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Simple hygiene measures can prevent congenital deafness and intellectual disability due to cytomegalovirus, writes Wendy van Zuijlen.

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A potential anti-ageing drug is likely to be more effective at maintaining health than extending lifespan, writes Lindsay Wu.

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Not only has income inequality in Australia grown over the past two decades, rich and poor are also more segregated in terms of where they live, writes Bruce Bradbury.

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Britian is in the midst of a messy divorce with 27 European countries and will need to negotiate all manner of deals from a position of abject weakness, writes Richard Holden.

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Sharing social knowledge is the foundation of our evolutionary success but in an age of unlimited information it's difficult to decide what to believe, writes Joseph Forgas.

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We naturally overestimate the risk of rare events, like shark attacks or terrorism. But there are things you can do to think more rationally about the real risk, write Ben Newell, Chris Donkin and Dan Navarro.

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