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The federal government should focus on specific measures that will boost employment and stimulate growth and productivity, says UNSW Business School’s Gigi Foster.
Hepatitis C testing and treatment in prisons is key to reducing infections, a new study by the Kirby Institute has shown.
Australians have endured floods, bushfires and hailstorms and more over the last two years. The government is better aligning policy to deal with disasters, but its plan is somewhat half-baked.
Labour market scarring can have a lifelong effect on people’s earnings and their ability to climb the employment ladder, says UNSW Business School's Richard Holden.
A UNSW and Australian Museum study using data from a citizen science project finds 70 per cent are vulnerable to housing, agriculture, roads and recreation.
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NSW is developing a planning policy with the goal of creating healthy places. The policy goals need to be embedded in laws and budgets.
The planet's evolution and ‘microbial poop’ were just some of the wide ranging topics US mineralogist Dr Robert Hazen covered at the UNSW Centre for Ideas event last night.
New research shows that the variety of online players is shrinking rapidly, although the overall size of the worldwide web continues to expand and functional and geographic opportunities are rising.
During the height of the pandemic, people with disability felt they had been forgotten and were not a priority. In the vaccine rollout, the government is repeating its past mistakes.
Our team discovered clear changes in the distribution and strength of ocean eddies. These changes have never been detected before.
These issues matter to our strategic allies, particularly in the Pacific. Dutton's climate change scepticism and attitudes toward First Nations people could be damaging.
When Australian universities cancel their language programs, they abandon their crucial role in promoting engagement with Indonesia. In the long run, ties between the two countries will suffer for it.
To look inside a stalagmite is to look back in time tens of thousands of years to see how the Earth’s climate patterns have shaped the world we live in today.
To be effective, a video needs to be clear about its message and relatable. The government's milkshake video seemingly about consent failed on both counts. But these videos get it right.
UNSW Sydney has joined an Australian-first alliance of government and leading universities to promote Sydney’s west as a global destination for educational excellence.
With over 139 million COVID-19 cases globally, the latest challenge for medical researchers is a post-COVID-19 syndrome referred to as 'long COVID'.
The health benefits of intergenerational activity, such as reducing frailty, will be assessed by UNSW researchers.
Researchers at The Kirby Institute will collaborate on a first-of-its-kind program to set Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu on a path to eliminating cervical cancer.
During the inaugural David Cooper Lecture, Dr Anthony Fauci shared fascinating insights into the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the 80s, the global response to COVID-19 and the politics of anti-vaxxers.
The latest Drug Trends report from UNSW Sydney’s National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre reveals there were 1865 drug-induced deaths in 2019, with a shift to more deaths involving heroin than natural and semi-synthetic opioids.
Australian schools need better ventilation to improve student health and productivity, says new UNSW research.
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