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Bryan Caplan’s new book The Case Against Education argues we should invest less in education, writes Merlin Crossley.

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The enormous value of science research should be realised with the help of new, dedicated financial support, writes Ian Jacobs.

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The George Institute for Global Health has received a landmark investment of $24 million from the Australian Government to undertake research to prevent and treat cardiometabolic diseases.

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An innovative nation needs to maintain support for university laboratories, writes Ian Jacobs.

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Clinical trials for childhood cancer and studies into pain medicine addiction and teenagers living with OCD are among UNSW projects to receive backing from the NHMRC.

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Research into the health consequences of burning fossil fuels, preventing STIs and designing next generation orthopaedic implants are among UNSW projects to receive backing from the NHMRC.

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It's Spring, and time for four in five research funding applicants to hear the words, sorry, it's a no go, writes Rob Brooks.

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UNSW has welcomed the decision to spare ARENA from dramatic funding cuts, allowing the agency to continue to support critical Australian research into new renewable energy and storage technologies.

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For the second year running UNSW researchers have topped the Cancer Institute NSW Research Equipment Grants, winning a combined $1.9 million in funding.     

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At a time when  funding for science is scarce and the public rejects expertise, voters and politicians need to be convinced that research funding is as an investment, not a cost, writes Darren Saunders.

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