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.
The release of a key Red Cross report at UNSW Sydney highlighted the risk to low-income communities in the Asia-Pacific.
Crisis is often attached to migrant and refugee flows, but is crisis an age-old device of communication and control for diverting our attention from other more wicked problems?
International experts who work at the forefront of refugee and asylum seeker practice explore a just, lawful and humane solution to our current deadlock.