The government needs to think very carefully before responding to the Productivity Commission’s report into childcare and early childhood learning, write Deb Brennan and Elizabeth Adamson.
Proposed changes to Australian citizenship will likely be limited in effectiveness, challenging to implement and possibly counter-productive, writes Sangeetha Pillai.
Twelve young scientists and engineers are vying for a spot in the ‘Top 5 under 40’ program, an initiative of UNSW and ABC Radio National to mark 40 years of The Science Show.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott speaks the tough language of the post 9/11 era as he pushes for laws we don’t need, writes Fergal Davis.
As a researcher working on new treatments for pancreatic cancer and the wife of a cancer survivor, Dr Phoebe Phillips knows better than most the importance of medical research.
The idea that we can achieve happiness by maximising pleasure and minimising pain is both intuitive and popular, but untrue, writes Brock Bastian.
If the key to reducing the health inequalities experienced by rural communities lies in better access to health care, then the federal government is treading a very delicate path, writes Damien Limberger.
New students can embrace everything uni has to offer at UNSW O Week, one of Australia's biggest celebrations to kick off the 2015 academic year.
The Australian government's response to the quashing of David Hicks' conviction for providing material support to terrorism has been underwhelming, writes George Williams.
It is synonymous with an Aussie summer but the humble backyard hose could be a breeding ground for legionella bacteria, UNSW research has found.