An international mining expert with research and consultancy experience on three continents has been appointed to the Chair of Mine Geotechnical Engineering at UNSW.
Is the Vivid festival just about light and colour and bling, or is it also about ideas and images that challenge us, asks Phillip George.
A commitment to teaching children about Reconciliation Week has secured a UNSW childcare centre a spot on the Australian Family Education and Care Awards shortlist.
Australian Energy Market Operator's 100% renewables modelling has been criticised for not putting the figures into context. When done so, the 2050 renewable scenarios are similar in cost to most alternatives, writes Jenny Riesz.
The International Symposium on Electronic Art, co-chaired by new COFA Dean Professor Ross Harley, shows that digital art is a pervasive force.
We must listen to what the Pacific Islanders want in relation to cross-border migration. Too often ‘solutions’ thought up by the international community do not match needs on the ground, writes Jane McAdam.
Consumers are the strongest driver for change and innovation. Their voice has been suprisingly subdued about Australia’s public health system, but that could be about to change, writes Enrico Coiera.
Brazil’s key fundamentals, including its sheer size and vast ecological wealth, keep it firmly in the “too big to ignore” camp, writes Tim Harcourt.
Australia needs leadership that can build social cohesion and solidarity among our increasingly diverse populations, writes Lindy Edwards.
An extinct species of koala that lived in the rainforest canopies of northern Australia about 20 million years ago has been named after a famous Australian – Dick Smith.