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Australia's leading media professionals will debate the challenges of 'new media' and the changing role of traditional media when they take part in a media forum at UNSW.

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Dr Geoff Gallop, former Premier of Western Australia, will discuss the challenge of living with a mental illness in a high profile profession when he gives the second Tristan Jepson Memorial Lecture, presented by UNSW.

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The wily dingo out-competed the much larger marsupial thylacine by being better built anatomically to resist the "mechanical stresses" associated with killing large prey, according to a team led by UNSW scientists.

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New research to be published in the UNSW's Australian School of Business Magazine reveals there's a double edge to quarantine restrictions.

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UNSW researcher Dr Christine Lu has been awarded a prestigious Sir Keith Murdoch Fellowship to undertake advanced research and study in the United States.

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The architects of Cambodia's famed Angkor- the world's most extensive medieval "hydraulic city" - unwittingly engineered its environmental collapse, says research by UNSW scientists and a team of international scholars.

Russell Lowe, a digital technology expert specialising in repurposing computer gaming technology to aid architectural design, will host a forum on digital architecture on 28 August.

Former High Court Justice, the Hon Michael McHugh AC, QC, will argue that High Court decisions on the common law have often forced the Federal and State legislatures to enact controversial and politically divisive legislation to overcome those decisions, when he presents the 2007 Hal Wootten lect

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Zimbabwe's Opposition Leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, will give a public lecture at UNSW this week.

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Former High Court Justice, Michael McHugh, has outlined how the High Court has often frustrated the legislative policies of political parties in a public lecture at UNSW.

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