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a woman in a city at night waves to her ride share vehicle

Uber’s downsides are well publicised, but it may have a big social benefit in helping to reduce the incidence of drunk driving.

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Naming of Iridoteuthis merlini recognises UNSW DVC’s valued contribution to the Australian Museum.

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UNSW Sydney researchers in Engineering and Science have been awarded six grants in the final 2020 round for industry collaborations.

Romanian weightlifter at the Olympic Gamers

Anti-doping efforts are not stopping cheating in sport. Unless there's a game changer in technology, we might just have to live with a certain amount of doping in the Olympics.

Tim Putt, Amy Ridge and Nathan Power at the UNSW Fitness and Aquatic Centre

With athletes training in quarantine, taking regular COVID tests and competing in empty stadiums, Tokyo 2021 will be an Olympics like we have never seen before.

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UNSW and the Indian Academy of Highway Engineers have endorsed the establishment of the Centre for Advanced Transportation Technology and Systems.

Professor Megan Davis

Professor Megan Davis, UNSW Balnaves Chair in Constitutional Law and Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous, is the new Chair of the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous People.

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Pitting health against the economy is a false dichotomy.

animal rights protesters oppose live export at a shipping port

Advocacy groups play a crucial and neglected role in revealing systemic animal mistreatment.

scott morrison wearing an australia flag face mask

The Prime Minister has borrowed language from Franklin Roosevelt to describe his pathway out of the pandemic. But Morrison's 'New Deal' has the potential to leave too many people behind.

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