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Research into Australia's unique climate has proven invaluable in dealing with extreme weather events. Shouldn't we also listen to what the research says about global warming? asks Vice-Chancellor Professor Fred Hilmer.

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When Deniz Kayis starts her combined Engineering/Law degree at UNSW this year, she will join a small but growing band of women choosing Engineering as a career path.

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The trend to postgraduate entry for professional programs will increase time spent in costly education, creating obstacles to disadvantaged groups. It's time to put a stop to this "credential" creep, argues Professor Merlin Crossley.

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UNSW Press has won a number of awards in its 50th anniversary year, as the company rises to the challenges of digital publishing.

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Cochlear CEO and President Chris Roberts has been awarded an honorary doctorate by UNSW, in recognition of his eminent service to the University, the community and to health and medical research.

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The NSW Government’s decision to build a light rail line to UNSW is one of the most significant pieces of infrastructure supporting the University in its 60-plus years, says Vice-Chancellor Professor Fred Hilmer.

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Chinese State Councillor and Member of the Communist Party Politburo, Madam Liu Yandong, has visited UNSW to mark the 40th anniversary of Sino-Australian diplomatic relations.

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Leading building and construction companies have joined with university experts in a major new initiative to help Australia achieve its emissions reduction target.

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Our word-class research has been recognised in the 2012 Excellence in Research for Australia report, which assessed research quality in the country's higher education institutions.

Top 100

UNSW scientists have starred as thinkers and reformers in the Sydney Morning Herald’s Top 100 list of influential people.