Rob Brooks

Himba father and son

DNA evidence from the Himba society in Namibia overturns ideas about genetic paternity, and about what it means to be a father.

Katharine Kemp

Dr Katharine Kemp from UNSW Law is leading the Grand Challenge on Trust, focusing on experts, institutions and data practice.

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Women invest more time and attention in appearance enhancement if they live in economically unequal environments - a phenomenon driven by status anxiety, according to a new study.

Adriana Verges Emerging Thought Leader

Associate Professor Adriana Vergés is recognised for her creative and persuasive leadership in the public interest.

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What will happen in the next sexual revolution? When will machines become smarter than humans? The Festival of Dangerous Ideas, presented this year for the first time in conjunction with UNSW, asked some fascinating questions.

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UNSW Magazine sat down with Lyria Bennett Moses, Robert Brooks and Maurice Pagnucco to discuss the latest Grand Challenge, Living With 21st Century Technology. This is an edited version of the conversation.

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Nuclear weapons threaten not merely those who have them, but all people who walk the Earth, write Toby Walsh and Rob Brooks.

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In a ‘post-truth’ world of divisive debate, are we facing a crisis of confidence in knowledge and expertise? It’s one of the questions to be addressed at UNSOMNIA: What keeps me up at night? at UNSW this Thursday.

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To launch UNSW’s Grand Challenges Program, 12 leading thinkers will tackle some of the most pressing issues facing humanity in a fast-paced program of thought-provoking presentations.

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Why does Rob Brooks have UNSOMNIA? Join UNSW President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ian Jacobs and 12 UNSW experts as they share what keeps them up at night. UNSOMNIA - Thursday December 1st, Leighton Hall UNSW.

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