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16 July 13

As the reaction to Ed Husic's swearing-in on the Koran shows, there's still work to do to educate people about their right to follow whichever religion they choose, writes George Williams.

15 July 13

A new handbook by Prue Vines shows that a legal document can help bridge the divide between the courts and Aboriginal culture when it comes to the wishes of the dead.

15 July 13

Some women who no longer have orgasms are being offered the chance to be part of a free drug trial which may help improve sexual function.

15 July 13

While survival rates for childhood cancers are increasing, researchers are concerned most survivors are not returning for necessary, long-term follow up care.

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15 July 13

The China resource boom may be over, but Australia can still turn its competitive advantage into economic outcomes that will drive regional prosperity for decades to come, writes Geoffrey Garrett.

12 July 13

UNSW is hosting the annual conference of the Genetics Society of AustralAsia, with more than 250 scientists gathering to discuss the latest genetic research on a wide variety of animals.

UNSW's Vice-Chancellor Professor Fred Hilmer with India's Minister for Human Resources Development Dr Pallam Raju
12 July 13

India's Education Minister has visited UNSW and called for stronger research partnerships between Australia's and India's university sectors.

12 July 13

Donning graduation gowns,150 Indigenous high school students from around NSW have graduated from Nura Gili’s Winter School Program.

12 July 13

Upgrading our ageing air traffic management infrastructure by importing off-the-shelf solutions does nothing to build local capacity and could jeopardise the future safety of our skies, writes Hussein Abbass.

11 July 13

The stricken Kepler space observatory has been the most revolutionary facility astronomy has seen in more than two decades and it is vital it be restarted, writes Professor Chris Tinney.