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23 May 14

Science suggests winking is an inherently ambiguous gesture and context makes all the difference to interpretation, as Prime Minister Tony Abbott has discovered.

23 May 14

UNSW PhD student Christoph Ummenhofer will travel to Germany in July to find ways to improve the efficiency of residential co-generation power plants.

23 May 14

The adoption of a common fund approach for class actions rather than the ill-fitting contingency fee would involve little extra work for courts and lawyers, writes Michael Legg.

23 May 14

The government’s proposal for a $7 co-payment for GP visits requires careful evaluation to ensure those in need are not deterred from necessary help, write John Kaldor and Nicholas Zwar.

22 May 14

The unique scientific features of Fowlers Gap Arid Zone Research Station were showcased, and a new artists' studio opened, during a recent visit by senior staff to the remote UNSW property near Broken Hill.

(Credit: Rana Weaver)
21 May 14

UNSW researchers are a step closer to demonstrating that explosives – rather than water – could be used to extinguish an out-of-control bushfire.

21 May 14

UNSW business students are heading to Indonesia in July for a Global Business Practicum thanks to New Colombo Plan scholarships.


21 May 14

A historical study of five of our most acclaimed artists including Dame Nellie Melba and Norman Lindsay aims to uncover the impact of copyright on our cultural identity.

20 May 14

If crime rates are falling, why has NSW recorded its highest ever rate of imprisonment, and where's the evidence that it's worth the extra cost, asks Eileen Baldry.

20 May 14

With Australia’s main political parties overwhelmingly in favour of indefinite detention for refugees with an adverse security assessment, the High Court offers the final hope for a fair go, writes George Williams.