Giving cabinet documents to a royal commission creates a precedent that could do long-term harm to our system of government and create a cycle of tit-for-tat inquiries at enormous cost to the taxpayer, writes George Williams.
New students will get prepped for their first year at UNSW with the perfect balance of free entertainment and study survival tips at one of Australia’s largest O-Week celebrations.
Using a telescope installed at the driest place on earth, Antarctica's Ridge A, a UNSW-led team has identified the early stages of a giant cloud of molecular gas – the birthplace of stars.
For more than a decade now, we have been promised that genetic knowledge would personalise our health care. Support for this future vision has been unwavering, despite its slow progress, writes Robyn Ward.
After 9/11, there were two kinds of lawyer: those who betrayed the rule of law, and those who were inspired to its defence, according to UCLA Professor Richard Abel, who delivers the 2014 Hal Wootten Lecture on 13 March.
Biomedicine has ensured that HIV is no longer a fatal condition, but changes to human behaviour are still the most effective way to curb the epidemic, argues Professor John de Wit. CONFERENCE
Some of the world’s most respected architects and researchers in design and sustainability will speak at a major international symposium, co-hosted by UNSW, at the Sydney Opera House.
The opening ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics was a summary of the Putin era: new media and classicism combined to celebrate nationalism, pride and a symbolic resurrection of Empire, argues Greg Dolgopolov.
UNSW has won $22.8 million in National Health and Medical Research Council grants, the second largest amount Australia-wide and far ahead of any other university in the State.
Restoring the Education Investment Fund to its former strength will help ensure our university students have the best learning and research facilities possible, writes Les Field.