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Romanian weightlifter at the Olympic Gamers

Anti-doping efforts are not stopping cheating in sport. Unless there's a game changer in technology, we might just have to live with a certain amount of doping in the Olympics.

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A massive explosion from a previously unknown source – 10 times more energetic than a supernova – could be the answer to a 13-billion-year-old Milky Way mystery.

2021 UNSW Alumni Award winners

The Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, a debut novelist, and the co-founders of Shippit, the fastest-growing shipping platform in Asia Pacific, are some of the UNSW alumni recognised this year.

people on bicycles and a red car

Cities around the world are reducing traffic speeds and improving access to local services and activities by public transport, cycling and walking. They are now reaping the many 'slow city' benefits.

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During the height of the pandemic, people with disability felt they had been forgotten and were not a priority. In the vaccine rollout, the government is repeating its past mistakes.

UNSW 2021 Australian Academy of Science honorific awardees

UNSW scientists have been honoured for their world-changing discoveries, including revealing the physics of sea-level change, understanding heatwaves, and creating cheap flexible stable and non-toxic solar cells.

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While COVID-19 has disproportionately affected women more than men, a hybrid workplace could help progress gender equality.

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There's a growing push among businesses, including the finance sector, to protect the climate and nature.

Dr Sridhar Ravi

Small insects understand how big they are, and can use that information while flying in a complex environment, new research shows.

two scientists working on optical beaming of electrical discharge

New research involving UNSW Canberra has the potential to mitigate bushfire danger and advance surgical techniques.

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