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A $20 million partnership between 14 leaders in health, education and medical research in NSW was launched in Sydney today by the NSW Minister for Health and Medical Research, Brad Hazzard. 

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We naturally overestimate the risk of rare events, like shark attacks or terrorism. But there are things you can do to think more rationally about the real risk, write Ben Newell, Chris Donkin and Dan Navarro.

Cyclone Debbie

The category four cyclone – the fifth storm of this year's season, and the strongest so far – has buffeted the Queensland coast across a wide area centred on Airlie Beach, writes Liz Ritchie-Tyo.

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Last April, in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, before the leaders of both China and Australia, UNSW Sydney signed contracts to host the first-ever Torch science and technology precinct outside China.

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UNSW is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Ana Deletic to the position of Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research).

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Law Professor Megan Davis says it will be an honour in her new role to showcase and develop UNSW research across important areas of Indigenous policy, while nurturing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander scholars.

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UNSW has confirmed the appointment of Ann Mossop to the newly created position, Head of Strategic Events, to champion the critical place of universities in leading open and informed debate.

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Society’s views on teaching have ebbed and flowed – but now the tide is turning, writes Merlin Crossley.

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UNSW is ranked in the Top 20 most international universities.

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Father and son Geoff and Tim Harcourt on how family, history and a love of economics led them to very different academic careers

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