Apartment living is seen as a desirable long-term option, but people who live in apartments have a lower usage of public transport than might be assumed, according to new research by the City Futures Research Centre at the University of New South Wales.
UNSW has been judged one of the top three universities in Australia for the quality of its learning and teaching, and assessed as number one in Australia for its teaching performance in business and law.
In public imagination, the sabre-toothed cat Smilodon ranks alongside Tyrannosaurus rex as the ultimate killing machine. Powerfully built, with upper canines like knives, Smilodon was a fearsome predator of Ice-Age America's lost giants.
Internationally renowned human rights legal specialist Professor Sandra Liebenberg, from Stellenbosch University in South Africa, will deliver this year's Australian Human Rights Centre Annual Public Lecture at UNSW.
Former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser is one of the human rights experts speaking at the UNSW branch of Amnesty International's public symposium 'Human rights and Australian identity in the age of terror'.
The future of Indigenous health and the pressing issue of getting more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people into medical and health education are the focus of a major symposium at UNSW next week.
Indigenous leaders and Indigenous law experts will debate the impact of the 'Bringing Them Home' report when they take part in the Ten Years Later: Bringing Them Home and the Forced Removal of Children conference.
UNSW's Vice-Chancellor Professor Fred Hilmer has launched the Australian School of Business, which resulted from the merger of the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM) and the Faculty of Commerce and Economics.
India's renewable energy sector will receive a significant boost with the announcement of an Australian Government sponsorship package for Indian engineers to study with world class solar power experts at the University of New South Wales, Sydney.
Dr Geoff Gallop, former Premier of Western Australia, will discuss the challenge of living with a mental illness in a high profile profession when he gives the second Tristan Jepson Memorial Lecture, presented by UNSW.
The wily dingo out-competed the much larger marsupial thylacine by being better built anatomically to resist the "mechanical stresses" associated with killing large prey, according to a team led by UNSW scientists.
The architects of Cambodia's famed Angkor- the world's most extensive medieval "hydraulic city" - unwittingly engineered its environmental collapse, says research by UNSW scientists and a team of international scholars.