Mistrust of the government’s ability to manage large scale digital infrastructure projects is making people reluctant to sign up to programs like My Health Record, research has found.
Many politicians are afraid of saying no to Big Coal, but it's the future voters still in school they should be more worried about, writes Oliver Kunz.
What does the altered nature of evolution mean for our ability to cope with the effects of rapid climate change?
Lethal autonomous weapons are intelligent machines that can select, detect and kill targets without human control. Many countries are racing to develop an edge on their adversaries, but at what cost.
What do we need to do to make sure we steer extraordinary developments in robotics in the right direction to avoid a dystopian future?
More Australians are reporting online extremist or pro-terrorism material to Australia's internet safety watchdog in the wake of the Christchurch massacre.
New developments in blockchain technology offer a way to link the efforts of employees to an equity-like security - or what one might call “shadow equity”.
An innovative framework that uses social science to measure the value of government projects. Social Return Accounting provides an empirical, principled way to compare different policy options and set priorities.
UNSW climate scientists and Australia’s leading screen creatives brought science and story together to explore ‘Climate Fiction’. A six-part TV drama is currently in production.
Mojica's discovery of the gene editing tool CRISPR ranks among the most important scientific findings of this century. He shares his story with Merlin Crossley.
The Australian population is growing fastest in its urban centres – a trend seen around the globe and our biggest cities face a crisis of unaffordable housing, long commutes, with less access to green space, fresh air, schools, public transport and hospitals.