A disturbing modification involving sexual assault in Grand Theft Auto 5 is swaying opinions on the influence of gaming, write Michael Kasumovic and Rob Brooks.
Security systems based on photo identification could be significantly improved by selecting staff who have an aptitude for this very difficult visual task, a UNSW-led study of Australian passport officers suggests.
The new sporting pursuit of choice may soon be professional electronic gaming, writes Michael Kasumovic.
The issue of race has been in the news, but the idea that human races even exist fails to stand up to scientific scrutiny, writes Darren Curnoe.
Australia risks being left behind as the only country in the OECD without a national policy for science, technology or innovation, Professor Ian Chubb has told a capacity audience. VIDEO
Australia’s Chief Scientist Professor Ian Chubb will present the 2014 Jack Beale Lecture on the topic 'No free rides to the future: Shoring up the science to sustain us' at UNSW on Wednesday.
UNSW has finalists in seven categories of the Australian Museum Eureka prizes – prestigious national awards dubbed the 'Oscars of Science'.
While we know much about the consequences of happiness, much less is known about its causes, let alone how to guarantee its appearance, writes Brock Bastion.
High school students can better prepare for university science, engineering and technology courses, with the launch of UNSW’s first science Massive Open Online Course on the Coursera platform.
Discoveries around how humans have evolved since the Stone Age provide troubling insights into where we may be headed as a species, writes Darren Curnoe.