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People want politicians out of research grant funding decisions

Press release December 17, 2018
Australians overwhelming want politicians out of the decision-making process for approvals of research grants, according to new findings.

The era of talking buildings has arrived

Press release December 11, 2018
The era of talking buildings has arrived An Australian company, using a wireless solution developed by UNSW, is rolling out technology across the country that allows buildings to monitor themselves and report problems autonomously – and even talk to your smartphone.

Broken system fails international student and backpacker victims of wage theft

Press release October 29, 2018
UNSW Sydney An overwhelming number of international students and backpackers in Australia are suffering wage theft in silence, a landmark study by UNSW Sydney and UTS has found.

Recycling goes to landfill while technology sits idle

Press release October 5, 2018
The effectiveness of recycling services across Australia is being seriously questioned as new research shines a critical light on waste management efforts.

Young cancer survivors at greater risk of mental health disorders

Press release October 2, 2018
Young cancer survivors are at greater risk of poor mental health, a new UNSW study shows. The research could help inform future interventions for survivors.

Study reveals patterns in STEM grades of girls versus boys

Press release September 25, 2018
A new study, led by UNSW Sydney PhD student Rose O’Dea, has explored patterns in academic grades of 1.6 million students, showing that girls and boys perform very similarly in STEM – including at the top of the class.

Unhealthy lifestyle behaviours responsible for 45,000 cases of bowel cancer in next decade: new research

Press release September 24, 2018
A UNSW study has shown that a large proportion of bowel cancers in Australia are preventable by adopting a healthy lifestyle – particularly for men.

The Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship for Emerging Artists

Press release September 12, 2018
UNSW Galleries presents The Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship for Emerging Artists