A future in which our bodies are used as hard drives could change the way we conceive of human history and perceive life, writes Julie Louise Bacon.
The post-GFC economy might have poured sand in the gears of many businesses, but one sector has been quietly booming: payday lenders.
UN Special Rapporteur Philip Alston will outline how extreme inequality and poverty violate human rights when he delivers a free public lecture at UNSW on Thursday 10 August.
An alternative loan scheme could help 2.1 million Australians in financial distress.
From the disillusioned middle class to fake news, a Sydney Writers' Festival panel discussed how inequality has come to be a mark of the Trump presidency.
Not only has income inequality in Australia grown over the past two decades, rich and poor are also more segregated in terms of where they live, writes Bruce Bradbury.
Celebrate achievements but keep fighting for gender equality, Tanya Plibersek told an International Women’s Day breakfast at UNSW.
With Australia’s recent election to the UN’s Human Rights Council, the issue of lethal autonomous weapons is even more pressing for the nation to address, writes Toby Walsh.
Whether we consider wild weather, unprecedented Arctic melting and global temperatures, or the Great Barrier Reef, the global environment is generating alarming news
UNSW has announced the first three leaders of its Grand Challenges, an initiative to establish the University at the forefront of debate and policy response to the biggest issues of our time.
"Time is divided by geologists according to marked shifts in Earth’s state. Recent global environmental changes suggest that Earth may have entered a new human-dominated geological epoch, the Anthropocene."