Two new strategic alliances between UNSW and Allens and the Law Society of NSW will aim to tackle the challenges of technological change and its impact on lawyers, law and the legal system.  


Musicians and singers are increasingly speaking out about sexual harassment and assault at gigs and festivals. Photo: Shutterstock

More needs to be done to address the harsh reality of sexual assault and harassment at music venues and festivals, says UNSW criminologist Dr Bianca Fileborn. 


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Government policy change to allow open banking will benefit Australian consumers by shifting control to the customer, writes Ross Buckley.


UNSW Dean of Science Professor Emma Johnston

UNSW Dean of Science Professor Emma Johnston has taken on the role of President of Science & Technology Australia, the peak body for the country's science, technology, engineering and mathematics sector.


Fruit picking, like on this Queensland strawberry farm, is back-breaking work. Photo: Shutterstock

A national survey of temporary workers in Australia has uncovered widespread exploitation of backpackers and international students working in a range of industries.


NSW Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation Matt Kean with Innovation of the Year winner Professor Helen Christensen. Photo: Supplied

Mental health apps, an automated logistics transport management system and a sun exposure sensor were among the winners at the 2017 UNSW Innovation Awards.

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Six researchers from UNSW Sydney and its affiliates have been included in the 2017 list of Most Highly Cited Researchers.


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A positive outcome from the findings of The Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory requires political will and leadership, write Sophie Russell and Chris Cuneen.

Video games, landscape etchings and experimental film are among more than 200 projects from the next generation of graduate artists and designers exhibiting at this year's UNSW Art & Design ANNUAL.


UNSW Sustainability's battery recycling programme has been named as a finalist for the 2017 Australasian Green Gown Awards.

How do you tackle the problem when you discover that your University's waste contains hundreds of kilos of batteries that could be recycled? That was the question facing UNSW Sustainability. With the installation of over 50 battery recycling stations across UNSW's Sydney campus, the battery recycling program has been named as a finalist in the 2017 Green Gown Awards. With the help of volunteers and mail room staff, and partner MRI e-cycle solutions, UNSW now recycles more batteries every year than the City of Sydney. Watch to find out how we do it.


UNSW Medicine Acting Dean Anthony Kelleher and Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt. Photo: Quentin Jones

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has visited UNSW Sydney to announce more support for Australia’s next generation of medical researchers.


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Screening prospective parents for genetic mutations allows them to make important decisions about the health of their future families.


Designing the Future, a CRCLCL project envisioning low carbon cities of the future. Image: Supplied.

Designing sustainable cities of the future will be the focus of next week's CRC for Low Carbon Living’s annual participants' forum.


Clockwise from top left: Dr Irina Voineagu, Dr Zdravko Botev, Professor Anushka Patel, Dr Alex Sen Gupta.

For their outstanding research on gene function in the brain, climate change, probability and cardiovascular disease, four UNSW scientists have been awarded prestigious Australian Academy of Science medals.