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.
The transition from heavy traffic to complete gridlock follows the same quantifiable pattern in cities around the world, a study from UNSW and University of California Berkeley has found.
Labor has made a substantial commitment to tackling inequality in Australia, but has taken a second-best approach to overcoming the huge shortfall of social housing.
Sex robots. Built from the bodies of sex dolls, they are created to help humans cope with our inability to connect. But what impact will sex robots have on our ability to form and maintain intimate relationships?
UNSW is part of a landmark study examining how future high-density developments can be planned with a focus on healthy living.
The Migrant Worker Justice Initiative is participating in a project examining the rights of migrant workers in developing countries.
In this piece for The Conversation, Deborah Lupton explores why even data and privacy scandals are not driving users from the platform.
If you are looking for a charity gift that really makes a difference, just give cash. Over decades, well-meaning governments and donors have wasted billions of dollars on thoughtless aid.
Research led by UNSW and Sydney Water shows that western Sydney's summer temperatures can be significantly reduced and mortality rates halved by combining water technology, cool materials and greenery.
Most new cities are in places where rapid urbanisation and population growth have overwhelmed existing cities.