Citizens are uncomfortable about handling risks and prefer governments to take the lead. But our leaders, too, find some risks hard to counter, writes Jenny Stewart.
As he prepares to step down from the top job, UNSW Vice-Chancellor Fred Hilmer leaves behind a university transformed. In Uniken's cover story, he talks candidly about his eight-and-a-half years as VC and the changes he has led.
Ignoring global political action on climate change places Australia at risk of being unprepared, economically and financially, for changes already taking place, writes Stephen Bygrave.
Close collaboration between eye care professionals improves diagnosis of the blinding eye disease glaucoma and reduces unnecessary and costly referrals to ophthalmologists, a UNSW-led study shows.
Professor Brien Holden has been awarded the American Academy of Optometry’s highest honour for his lifetime of achievement in vision science.
A startup founded by UNSW student Lily Wu that puts Australian students into Chinese internships has won an innovation grant from AMP’s Tomorrow Fund.
Two UNSW journalism students will spend their summer working in Indonesia's dynamic media scene after being awarded New Colombo Plan grants to take up internships in Jakarta.
China’s First Lady Madame Peng Liyuan has visited UNSW’s Confucius Classroom as part of President Xi Jinping’s trip to Australia.
UNSW Medicine has developed an online diploma in infectious disease management for India's largest private hospital group.