A new report highlights who is most at risk of poverty in Australia, showing that payments and supplements don’t go far enough.
Popular fertility apps are engaging in widespread misuse of data, including on sex, periods and pregnancy
An analysis of 12 popular apps’ privacy policies reveals a number of concerns, including confusing privacy messages and unnecessarily long data retention windows.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, citizens stranded overseas received inadequate support and communication from their national governments.
High rates of physical and mental health problems found in children held in detention on Nauru: study
Paediatric clinicians observed a range of health difficulties in children and young people seeking asylum who were subjected to offshore processing.
A UNSW Women's Trail across the Kensington and Paddington campuses includes digital profiles of past UNSW staff and students from all faculties and Canberra.
COVID turbo-charged Australia’s existing housing problems, but policy solutions are available, says a new report.
For the second time in five years, millions of fish suffocated in the Darling River. This was not a natural disaster – it’s our doing.
The record-breaking Cyclone Freddy was a wake-up call to prepare for the storms of the future.
UNSW expert Dr Matthew Priestley explains why greater respect and education is needed regarding the use of lithium-ion batteries at home and in the workplace.
Fifteen projects have received funding from the Australian Government's Medical Research Future Fund.
UNSW academics and researchers will engage with international writers and thinkers to share ideas, tell stories, and celebrate books.
UNSW expert Dr Beena Ahmed says the way we collect and analyse medical and health information in the future could improve life expectancy.
Why are some of the problems with housing stress and homelessness worse in New South Wales than in other states?
New research shows how human-modified landscapes affect the diets of these marsupial scavengers.
New research finds almost 4000 Australian plant species have not been photographed before in the wild, which may lead to their extinction.
New research on inflammation could lead to better treatments to improve outcomes for people with advanced or previously untreatable cancers.
Over 85,000 workers in tech have been laid off so far in 2023. So, what does this mean for the industry – and the wider economy?
Harm reduction programs in prisons will be key to achieving public health goals, says UNSW and sector experts.
A report led by UNSW researchers has highlighted the negative effect of COVID-19 fines.
This new spin measuring device could help scientists - particularly in chemistry and biology - understand the structure and purpose of materials better.
More cities worldwide are experimenting with zero-fare public transport.
The major gift will support prevention research for one of Australia’s most neglected cancers.
For the first time, we have the tools to greatly reduce kidney disease. How can we make sure they get to those who need them?
Macquarie Island is a globally unique home to dozens of bird and marine mammal species, hence the government’s plans to give it greater protection.
Dangerous selfies aren't just foolish. We need to treat them like the public health hazard they really are
People have died taking selfies at cliffs, waterfalls and natural pools. We need to try a different approach to reducing the risk.
When we value and respect people with disability, they are less likely to be subjected to harm.
Bold cultural visions can be useful for society and give certainty to the arts sector, says UNSW cultural data expert.
There’s a close link between gut health and food allergies, UNSW food and health expert says.
The analysis provides crucial information on the effectiveness of updated COVID-19 boosters.
Working and producing less to reduce humanity’s carbon footprint is part of a growing movement towards a ‘degrowth’ economy.
While bedrooms are still primarily a sleep environment, they are not just an area where we can snooze.
UNSW researchers will contribute to policy reform and innovation across the transition to net zero, the future of health care and more.
UNSW Sydney experts explain why we should be looking for alternatives to cooking with gas.
UNSW researchers unveil prototype device that can directly 3D print living cells onto internal organs and potentially be used as an all-in-one endoscopic surgical tool.
A large-scale international study shows decrease in preterm births limited to high-income countries, including Australia.
Dozens of threatened Australian species are back from the brink. But many are reliant on protection and could not survive in the wild. True safety is harder.
It can be disruptive or refreshing, and we feel it every single day. But do you ever stop to think what creates wind on our planet?
UNSW Sydney is part of a consortium supporting a conservation area that aims to restore a significant wetland.
Fulbright Scholarships have been awarded to six members of the UNSW community to foster educational exchange and understanding between the United States and Australia.
Are blackouts really looming by the middle of this decade? An AEMO report warns they might be – but there are plenty of projects on the drawing board that will help ease the squeeze on the grid.
New research published today in Nature Communications suggests the rovers’ current equipment might not actually be up to the task of finding evidence of life.
Digital transformation is not just about technology – it is about people and processes, says UNSW Business School’s Yenni Tim.
The current threat to humans is low, but we should remain alert to the changing nature of the virus.
There won’t be an easy tech fix for the questions about authorship raised by ChatGPT and other text generators.
An ambitious restoration challenge aims to restore these forgotten forests.
Researchers will develop solutions to tackle challenges relating to drought, environmentally harmful emissions and infectious diseases.
Users have reported some troubling experiences with the recently released search chatbot.
Giving nature and the environment the same legal rights as humans is gaining ground as a new strategy to protect them from disaster.
There is more nuance in the city-regions property price relationship than you might expect.
The University affirms its support for the Uluru Statement from the Heart, and its call for a First Nations Voice to Parliament.
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