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Instead of banning burqas and niqabs from Parliament, politicians should embrace the garments, which would allow them to sleep and eat their ear wax undetected, writes Geoffrey Brahm Levey.

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The violence witnessed in recent months in Gaza will happen again unless Israeli governments and Palestinian resistance groups realise the rest of the world is serious about the rule of law, writes Anthony Billingsley.

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The International Criminal Court is falling short on promises to prosecute sexual and gender-based violence, Professor Louise Chappell will argue in a public lecture on 9 October.

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If Islamic State is to be defeated it must be exposed for the totalitarianism it is, writes Alan Dupont.

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UNSW Master of Policy Studies graduate Su Pon Chit is putting her new knowledge into practice, advocating for people with a disability and promoting change in Myanmar.

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It is ironic that the world we live in today is built on a solid foundation of research yet it is easier than ever for non-experts to spread their intuitive falsehoods, writes Tim Dean.

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A new report from UNSW’s Centre for Social Research in Health shows young people and gay men know dangerously little about how to protect themselves against hepatitis C.

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A book surveying Enlightenment-era European encounters with the people of the Pacific has won a UNSW academic the NSW Premier’s History award.

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Singer, songwriter and sound artist Miriama Young is spearheading a new discipline in Sonic Arts at UNSW.

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Former President of Ireland Mary McAleese has given a UNSW audience insight into peace-building in Northern Ireland and the “hermetic seals” that separate people and religions.