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.
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
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.
With the rise of China delivering sweeping economic benefits, it’s time for Australia to come to grips with one of its most robust and potentially problematic relationships.
A UNSW-led initiative using online tools such as game-like quests and virtual labs to teach maths and science to high school students has been awarded a $1.64 million grant.
A bizarre, pouched super-predator that terrorised South America millions of years ago had huge sabre-like teeth but its bite was weaker than that of a domestic cat, new research shows.
The real impacts of the carbon price will emerge over the coming decades with growing pressure to transform our economy, write Jenny Riesz and Roger Dargaville.
The referendum campaign on local government is likely to leave voters confused, bored or both. But there are better ways to communicate the cases for and against, write Jackie Hartley and Paul Kildea.
An emotional exploration of Maori culture has secured dancer and choreographer Victoria Hunt a prestigious Helpmann Award nomination.
UNSW will receive $13.2 million in Linkage grants from the Australian Research Council, the highest level of funding in the state and the second highest in the country.