Australians trust robots more than do the Japanese, rating the androids higher for likeability and intelligence, research by UNSW's Creative Robotics Lab has found.
The concept of museums and galleries as solely physical repositories of history or art is changing, writes Ross Harley.
As traditional industries decline, degrees like a Master of Fine Arts will be valued for fostering original and innovative ways of thinking, argues Ross Harley.
An arts residency at a juvenile detention centre has helped art and design lecturer Zanny Begg challenge the institutional disempowerment young men face when imprisoned.
UNSW fine arts student Fiona Lowry has won the 2014 Archibald Prize for her haunting, airbrush portrait of architect Penelope Seidler.