How people react to someone hiring a personal acquaintance depends on their cultural background and where they are in the world, says UNSW's Josh Keller.
Academic and industrial research that is properly funded and well coordinated contributes to quality of life and economic prosperity.
We've had 10 federal ministers with titular responsibility for science since 2007 – five under the Coalition and five under Labor. That variation and a lack of consistent vision has an impact.
The first ARC national engagement and impact assessment of university research shows how universities engage outside of academia and translate research into benefits for society.
UNSW has gained outstanding results for world-class research in the latest Excellence for Research in Australia report.
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.
Nineteen researchers from UNSW Sydney and its affiliates have been included in the 2018 list of Highly Cited Researchers.
News reports that 70% of women with breast cancer don't need chemotherapy need to be heeded with caution: it's a very specific (but substantial) subtype that was studied.
There are logical steps to bringing universities and industry into more productive collaboration, writes Ian Jacobs.
The enormous value of science research should be realised with the help of new, dedicated financial support, writes Ian Jacobs.