The Pacific base for Meridian 180 has been officially launched at UNSW Sydney - as a platform for people to connect across disciplines and languages.
UNSW's inaugural UNSOMNIA event asked our expert researchers "What keeps you up at night?". Find out in this fast-paced program of thought-provoking presentations.
UNSOMNIA returned in 2017 to ask ten of our biggest thinkers "What needs to change?". Their ideas evoked a series of talks covering everything form sex to civility.
If the NBN and Snowy Hydro 2.0 were value for money, would we know? In this piece for the conversation, the authors discuss how Social Return Accounting can help us better compare apples with apples.
What lasting impact has the 2008 economic crisis had on global standards of living and inequality? And what can this teach us about financial crises and how best to design economic policy response?
Ross Gittins, Economics Editor of the Sydney Morning Herald gives his take on the Australian Carbon Dividend Plan.
In a world where data technology has the potential to create new inequalities and deepen existing discriminations how should we respond, and how does data-driven decision-making impact the justice system itself?
Roboticist and robot ethics expert Ron Arkin explains what the rise of lethal autonomous systems will mean for the way wars are fought.
The refugee convention wasn't designed with women in mind. Women fleeing domestic violence and asking for asylum face many barriers to qualifying for protection under international law.
Cable cars now grace many urban skylines, including some of the world’s most populous, congested and poorest cities. Perhaps it’s time for Australia to start looking skyward for solutions.
To be a smart city is to know what your people want and need. And smart city leaders make sure residents can tell them by using technology to maintain a constant two-way flow of information.