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How South Australia can function reliably while moving to 100% renewable power Opinion - Posted on 28 February 2017

Associate Professor Mark Diesendorf talks about some short- and medium-term strategies for transitioning to renewable, reliable and affordable energy in South Australia.

The IMF is showing some hypocrisy on inequality Opinion - Posted on 15 February 2017

The IMF has been raising concern about inequality since 2010, but this has not translated into concrete action within the fund's own policies and programs, write Christopher Sheil and Frank Stilwell.

Could brain chips make us superhuman? In The Media - Posted on 24 January 2017

Can brain chips and other neuro-technologies offer the possibility not only of reversing injuries, but also create superhumans? Dean of UNSW Arts & Social Sciences, Professor Susan Dodds, contributes to the discussion.

Professor Doumanis creates Greek Australian archive In The Media - Posted on 4 January 2017

With the support of the State Library and UNSW, Associate Professor Nicholas Doumanis will document the fast disappearing first generations of Greek Australians

On the Rocks Opinion - Posted on 16 December 2016

The iconic Sirius apartment building in Sydney's The Rocks is the latest battleground in the fight over who lives in our cities, writes Grace Karskens.

When the parent works overseas, what happens to the Filipino Family? In The Media - Posted on 12 December 2016

Dr Mina Roces speaks on how many Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) have left their children under the care of a family member to enable them to provide a better future for their children, leading to often complicated reunions. 

Pavlov’s plants: new study shows plants can learn from experience Opinion - Posted on 8 December 2016

A new study appears to show plants can learn from experience, raising intriguing questions about the possibility of plant cognition, writes Prudence Gibson.

UNSW academics honoured by Australian Academy of the Humanities Article - Posted on 6 December 2016

Three Arts & Social Sciences academics have been elected to the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the highest honour for achievement in the humanities in Australia.

Eben Kirksey, Winner of the 2016 Forsythe Prize In The Media - Posted on 23 November 2016

Read a blog post by the 2016 recipient.