Highlights from the 2018 Festival of Dangerous Ideas! The two-day event on Cockatoo Island featured fearless talks, curiosity-driven workshops and a FODI-first exhibition of dangerous art.
CityViz by UNSW's City Futures Research Centre is a new data visualisation and analytics initiative capitalising on our unique access to urban big data for Sydney.
With weather events like flash flooding becoming more frequent and extreme, how can cities make more room for water?
Could changing how we think about social housing to see it as essential infrastructure provide a pathway to increased investment?
Countries can help refugees in urgent need of protection, thereby demonstrating international solidarity and responsibility-sharing. But how, why and when do governments decide to offer resettlement – and to whom?
UNSW's Social Policy Centre has found a receptive audience in China.
Australia has one of the most secure electoral systems imaginable thanks to paper ballots. Cybersecurity experts caution against e-voting.
Information from smart technology in public spaces could soon transform the way such areas are used and also managed.
If robots can deliver sex without feelings and intimacy without commitment, what happens to relationships?
As Australia faces sustained and accelerated population growth, it is worth revisiting the idea of new cities – providing we don't resort to a tired rerun of town and country planning policies from the past.
Genome editing technology has, and will always have, limits. Limits that are related not to the technology itself but to the intrinsic complexity of the human genome.