Opinion

Dr Eduardo Benitez Sandoval beside a four-wheeled robot used in the Creative Robotics Lab

The early adoption of social robots, in the healthcare and service industries, illustrates their potential to assist in future crises.

many tv screens offering multiple choices

Competition in the marketplace for ideas is different to competition in the market for ordinary goods and services. Bad ideas don't necessarily get trashed.

Building in construction

A social housing stimulus investment program would better facilitate the recovery of lives and livelihoods’ after the pandemic.

matt carnavan

Contrary to the Morrison government's claims, it does prop up the fossil fuel industry. But the money doesn't create many jobs or much profit.

elderly woman lies on a hospital bed in her nightdress

The relational, spiritual, cultural and social needs at the end of life among aged care residents require much greater attention and resourcing, according to UNSW experts.

a bottle of hydroxychloroquine

People taking hydroxychloroquine for coronavirus may be more likely to die, according to new research. But that doesn't mean the drug is killing them.

Crowds of people with signs and a globe of the world gather before a building to protest against climate change

A 'gas-driven recovery' and further investment in fossil fuels should not be a part of Australia's response to the pandemic, says a UNSW climate justice expert.

pacific island market

Pacific islands face unique challenges in combating COVID-19, and will need unique solutions to come out of the crisis unscathed.

Barley in a field

Australian growers are effectively banned from a huge market. But details of the decision show how it may be reversed.

swamped by paperwork

Sole traders helped by UNSW Tax Clinic who were behind on their quarterly Business Activity Statements were on average seven years behind.

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