Africa

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President and Vice-Chancellor Ian Jacobs has led a UNSW delegation to Uganda to explore collaboration with one of Africa’s newest universities.

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Greater transparency in budgeting can lead to better economic outcomes and strong democracies. Australia offers some lessons on how to achieve this, writes Usman W. Chohan.

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Global vegetation has increased by the equivalent of 4 billion tonnes of carbon – despite ongoing large-scale deforestation in the tropics.

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SOGI’s Story – a UNSW-led educational comic book and video project about same-sex love and discrimination – will help tackle stigma and violence in 16 African countries.

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Our ancient ancestors’ ability to move around and find new sources of groundwater during extremely dry periods in Africa may have been key to their survival and the evolution of the human species, a new study shows. 

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Australia’s only African elephant ecologist Keith Leggett is leading the charge in elephant sustainability studies, along with UNSW's first group of PhD students studying African ecology.

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Almost two million years ago, early humans began eating food such as crocodiles, turtles and fish - a diet that could have played an important role in the evolution of human brains and our footsteps out of Africa, according to new research.

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A young African doctor is studying at UNSW's National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research to help fight the virus in her homeland.

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Better telecommunication is the key to improving outcomes for Africa, according to Monica Kerretts-Makau, who has graduated with a doctorate from UNSW.