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The Federal Minister for the Arts Simon Crean has marked the start of construction on the $58 million-dollar redevelopment at UNSW's COFA.

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COFA will offer scholarships and workshops for Indigenous artists valued at $120,000 over the next four years, under a new partnership with NSW Parliament.

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Art and architecture students will have the chance to go to the biennales in Venice and Istanbul this year, as part of a unique international course offered at UNSW.

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A study by UNSW medical researchers shows that certain types of assisted reproductive technology lead to more male than female babies being born.

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Charles Darwin is known for his scientific achievements, but a conference this week will focus on his relationship with artists.

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The proposed national curriculum in the arts runs the risk of dumbing down how the visual arts is taught in schools, writes COFA's Dr Kerry Thomas.

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A stark desert nightscape, captured by a COFA academic, has won a national photography prize.

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An icon in US disability culture, the acclaimed playwright, poet, actor and dancer Neil Marcus, has told an audience at UNSW that 'Disability is an art - it is an ingenous way to live'.

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Australia's first freely accessible online tool for art history research, the Dictionary of Australian Artists Online, has been launched at UNSW.

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UNSW Lecturer Brigid Costello presents an interactive exhibition on political spin at the Powerhouse Museum until December 15.

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