Merlin Crossley

top 100 future leaders announcement

A record 37 UNSW Sydney students were listed in the Top100 Future Leaders Competition.

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Using 'base editing', researchers have cured progeria in mice. This genetic syndrome causes premature ageing in humans – those with the disease usually don't live past the age of 13.

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Pioneering researchers recognised for excellence in three award categories.

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UNSW scientists in Professor Merlin Crossley’s group have shed light on a crucial mechanism in the field of epigenetics, an area of gene regulation.

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Governments and taxpayers asked universities to generate their own funds – and they did – but now the music has stopped.

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We must change if we are to keep in step with the modern world around us – and with this in mind UNSW has spread out its academic calendar. We will continue to make adjustments, listen to the students at UNSW and also talk to others at universities like Stanford and UCLA.

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New findings show Australians value and support the role universities play in society, want open access to a university place for domestic students and want the next government to review post-secondary education.

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A study of more than 500,000 surveys shows university students demonstrate bias against women teachers, and particularly women from non-English speaking backgrounds.

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The biases experienced by some teachers vary according to their sex, background and faculty, according to a UNSW study of university student attitudes.

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Genome editing technology has, and will always have, limits. Limits that are related not to the technology itself but to the intrinsic complexity of the human genome.

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