Professor Chris Turney will deliver the year's first Brainfood public lecture and announce plans for an expedition to Antarctica to retrace the footsteps of the great scientist and explorer Sir Douglas Mawson.
There is much in the Gonski proposals to which the Coalition should have little or no opposition, writes Jenny Stewart.
When faced with racial abuse from a spectator, Indigenous AFL player Adam Goodes took the opportunity to educate, rather than vilify the girl responsible. It was the mark of a strong leader, writes Chris Styles.
UNSW Sustainability and the Institute of Environmental Studies are hosting a debate 'Food, waste and our future', featuring political, academic and social leaders such as OzHarvest’s Ronnie Khan.
For Syrian peace talks to succeed, the rebels and their foreign supporters will have to abandon hopes of a clear victory, writes Anthony Billingsley.
It's no good to say acts like last week's horror in Woolwich have nothing to do with Islam. Muslims must own their history, cultivate what is good and make a stand against what is not, argues Clive Kessler.
The emergence of the US as a significant LNG exporter will affect the Australian economy in two powerful ways, writes Geoffrey Garrett.
Low income workers will suffer under a Coalition pledge to discontinue a superannuation top-up scheme directed at those earning less than $37,000 a year, writes Helen Hodgson.
Third-party litigation funders may see their grip on the lucrative class-action market start to weaken after a recent ruling, write Michael Legg and John Emmerig.
VIVID Sydney comes to UNSW this weekend as a festival of performance and ideas focusing on artistic collaboration.