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UN Society President Emma Bowers (L) and conference director Anneke Pol (R) with former Foreign Minister Alexander Downer. Image credit: Rowan Picton.
4 July 13

Students from across the state converged on UNSW to hear former Foreign Minister Alexander Downer provide first-hand insights into the world of diplomacy.

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4 July 13

Medical abortions finally will be easily available to Australian women when the drug RU486 is listed on the PBS. But without a national data collection system, details about quality, safety or access won't be known, experts argue.

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4 July 13

Millions more people could get access to life-saving HIV drug therapy, following a landmark study led by researchers from the Kirby Institute at UNSW.

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3 July 13

Scientists on a UNSW-led expedition to study microbes in the Indian Ocean have weathered huge seas, encountered giant whales and collected lots of data during the first leg of their voyage from South Africa to Mauritius.

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3 July 13

Senator Stephen Conroy's resignation as communications minister leaves his NBN "baby" facing an uncertain future, writes Frank Zumbo.

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2 July 13

UNSW is leading nationwide research into creating healthy workplaces for people with mental disorders.

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2 July 13

A passion for community development has taken media student Jade Bae to Mumbai, where she will intern for a local NGO committed to providing quality education.

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2 July 13

The Foreign Minister's description of asylum seekers as economic refugees is inflammatory and part of an attempt to make the problem disappear, write Mary Crock, Michelle Foster and Jane McAdam.

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1 July 13

People forced to leave their homes due to climate change and natural disasters don't want to be called refugees; they want to be seen as valued migrants, moving with the respect of the international community, writes Jane McAdam

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1 July 13

We are only one disaster away from eroding the confidence and validity of Cloud computing, experts involved in the launch of a major new report on data sovereignty have warned.

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