While Senator Conroy's comments to Lieutenant-General Angus Campbell were offensive, what is more significant is the context that forced a distinguished military commander into a politically charged exchange in the first place, writes Gavin Mount.
One of Australia’s leading composers, Paul Stanhope, has been appointed the new Artistic Chair of the Australia Ensemble, UNSW’s resident chamber music group.
While Australia might "contract out" the processing of asylum seekers to other countries, it cannot "contract out" its legal responsibilities towards them, writes Jane McAdam.
Extremely hot temperatures over land have dramatically increased in number and area despite claims that the rise in global average temperatures has slowed over the past 10 to 20 years, new research shows.
Steroid abuse is associated with increased risk of heart disease in otherwise healthy young men, an Australian study of deaths involving the drugs has found.
UNSW has once again performed strongly in the QS World University Rankings, with 16 subjects in the world’s top 50 and Accounting and Finance breaking into the top 10.
'Good deed' research rarely makes money or generates revenue, but it is in our children's interest, and our own, to fund it, writes Merlin Crossley.
To future proof Australia's construction industry, we need a broad and imaginative reform agenda that can unite disparate industry stakeholders around a common vision, writes Martin Loosemore.
UNSW researchers have taken the first step towards creating a self-driving car by fitting sensors and other technology to a vehicle owned by car sharing service GoGet.
In a country increasingly divided by class and wealth, the rise of Indigenous art has had consequences undreamed of by those who first projected it onto the international exhibiting stage, writes Joanna Mendelssohn.