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New research finds there are several steps insurers can take to improve the way they assess and manage the impacts of climate change on the community.

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UNSW researchers have for the first time shown that prolonged exposure to extreme volatility in financial markets may distort a trader’s perceptions, making them potentially blind to risk.

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Scientific uncertainty around the 2014 Ebola outbreak forced Australian healthcare workers to decide for themselves the risks they were prepared to take to treat patients, UNSW research shows.

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Research from UNSW's Business School suggests many people may be misreading information from their superannuation fund, leading to confusion about investment risk.

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How much capital insurance companies are required to hold is crucial not only for policyholders and shareholders but economies more broadly. But how much is too much?

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We are living through "the most excitingly disruptive time", says Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull, and we must view it as an opportunity if the nation is to prosper.

 

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Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull will join UNSW Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Jacobs in a public event exploring how best to manage risk in life, politics, business, climate change and medicine.

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Opiate substitution treatments can help reduce the risk of HIV transmission in people who inject drugs, researchers say.