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DNA2
12 July 13

UNSW is hosting the annual conference of the Genetics Society of AustralAsia, with more than 250 scientists gathering to discuss the latest genetic research on a wide variety of animals.

UNSW's Vice-Chancellor Professor Fred Hilmer with India's Minister for Human Resources Development Dr Pallam Raju
12 July 13

India's Education Minister has visited UNSW and called for stronger research partnerships between Australia's and India's university sectors.

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12 July 13

Donning graduation gowns,150 Indigenous high school students from around NSW have graduated from Nura Gili’s Winter School Program.

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12 July 13

Upgrading our ageing air traffic management infrastructure by importing off-the-shelf solutions does nothing to build local capacity and could jeopardise the future safety of our skies, writes Hussein Abbass.

kepler
11 July 13

The stricken Kepler space observatory has been the most revolutionary facility astronomy has seen in more than two decades and it is vital it be restarted, writes Professor Chris Tinney.

Tarsh Bates: in vitero node (Physarum polycephalum) 1 (2011)
11 July 13

Art derived from living materials such as microbes and slime mold are just some of the unusual works featured in an exhibition by UNSW’s Environmental Humanities program.

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11 July 13

Bowing to the high demand for university places threatens our high education standards, writes Vice-Chancellor Fred Hilmer.

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10 July 13

A team of soccer-playing robots programmed by UNSW engineering students has placed fourth in the 2013 RoboCup competition in the Netherlands.

Cerium (IV) dimers and trimers form in aqueous solution nanometer-sized cerium dioxide crystals (CeO2). The size of the nanocrystals is in the order of two to three nanometers. (Credit: Dr Atsushi Ikeda-Ohno)
10 July 13

A simplified technique to fabricate nano-crystals with wide-ranging industrial applications has been “unexpectedly” demonstrated by a UNSW chemist.

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10 July 13

The science of astronomy has existed for thousands of years among Indigenous cultures and contains practical information essential for survival and cultural continuity, writes Duane Hamacher.

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