UNSW Sydney will transform its campus for the Festival of India, a high-energy, event-packed week that will promote Australia’s partnership and friendship with the rapidly emerging global powerhouse.

Reserve Bank

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Central bankers have not traditionally been concerned with economic equality. A new report suggests that the poor should be represented, writes Usman W. Chohan.

UNSW in the News

The Weekend Australian Magazine | 21 Oct 2017
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Dennis Golding, former Wallaby Tim Horan, artist Robert Henderson

The first Indigenous-inspired jersey worn by a national rugby team of any code has been designed by Dennis Golding, a UNSW Fine Arts student.


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Most people assume heart disease is a lifestyle illness that only affects adults, but there are many different heart conditions that can occur in childhood, write Nadine Kasparian, David Winlaw and Gary Sholler.


The President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, speaking at UNSW. Photo: Quentin Jones

The President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, has called on Australia to consider revisiting events of its past, such as the treatment of Indigenous Australians, in a way that recognises and includes the voices of people previously marginalised.



A new generation of Australian workers are embracing the gig economy, but their long-term financial future is uncertain, write Dale Boccabella and Sarah Kaine.

Two UNSW Canberra astrophysicists have played a role in helping scientists witness a cataclysmic event for the first time – the merging of two neutron stars, resulting in a kilonova explosion.


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New technology is revealing the mechanical aspects of cells and mechanobiology is enabling the development of new drugs and treatments, write Joshua Chou, Kate Poole and Maté Biro.

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The 2017 UNSW Indigenous Award winners. Photo: Maja Baska

An impressive list of students were celebrated at the fifth annual UNSW Indigenous Awards presentation night.


Pro-Vice-Chancellor Laurie Pearcey. Photo: Grant Turner/MediaKoo

Recent media commentary on China-Australia relations claim that Beijing is on a mission to undermine our democratic institutions, Laurie Pearcey looks at the broader picture.


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Australia's flagship academy of medical science has 49 new Fellows, including six from UNSW.

Three UNSW Sydney figures have been named among Australia's 30 most powerful people in the Australian Financial Review Magazine's annual Power issue. 


UNSW's Jes Sammut is leading a fish farming research project in the highlands of PNG.

When UNSW's Jes Sammut helped to start a fish farming research project in the remote PNG highlands, the hope was to improve the nutrition of the locals. As it turns out, the rewards are far greater, and provide a template for the greater undeveloped world.