Now is the time to add slum improvements to our post-pandemic agenda. The need is great, with the number of people living in slums expected to double to 2 billion by 2050.
UNSW's Grand Challenge on Trust has teamed up with the Inter-Varsity Tech Literacy Series for Women to deliver the 'Grand Challenge' component of the program; students will be given the opportunity to explore issues relating to technology and trust with Dr Katharine Kemp.
UNSW PhD student Kevin Witzenberger hopes his research into AI technology will improve education worldwide by providing people with a greater understanding of their data and greater control over how it is used
So here's our puzzle: Why, even in peacetime, do friends become enemies? And why, even in wartime, do enemies become friends?
The contact tracing scheme will need to be amended to win the trust of those currently undecided.
A hundred years from now, will you be taking a pill or using your own cells to cure disease? This is just one of the predictions from four futurists who imagine how some of our biggest challenges will play out.
The disasters have come one after another. While they may not be entirely preventable, we can take many practical steps tailored to local needs and conditions to reduce the impacts on our cities.
Cyclone Harold is the most recent climate-fuelled calamity to wreak havoc in the Pacific islands; combined with Covid-19, this recovery will be one of the most challenging for the region. Local response teams and demand-driven solutions are key to climate change aid in the Pacific.
UNSW Academic, Dr Katharine Kemp, Academic Lead for the Grand Challenge on Trust examines the pervasive tracking of consumer behaviour in the service of digital advertising, and implications for consumer privacy and competition in her latest submission to the ACCC.
It is wishful thinking to believe we face a choice between a buoyant economy without social distancing and a deep recession with social distancing.
How do we stop the internet making bigots of us all?
Professor David Sanderson speaks to the 3CR 855Am team about the impacts of COVID-19, especially in informal settlements and communities in Africa and how these communities are preparing and dealing with the crisis.