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  • A strategic investment fund for advanced technology

    Craig Mudge     |      December 4, 2021

    Australia is up with the best in the science of quantum computing, but new approaches are needed to address deficiencies in our defence and intelligence technology.

  • Shut down the critics by putting them in charge

    Peter Fritz     |      December 3, 2021

    The best way to agree and implement solutions to the problems we face is to work together in new frameworks towards common goals, rather than defend vested interests or an outdated status quo.

  • Freedom to discriminate?

    Dawn Lo     |      December 3, 2021

    Plans by the Federal government protect people against discrimination based on their religious belief may do more harm than good.

  • Cleared hot

    William Stoltz     |      December 3, 2021

    Businesses looking to work on sensitive government projects often have to obtain standardised security clearances for their staff, but the need for security vetting now arguably extends well beyond government contracts.

  • Deep thought

    Open Forum     |      December 2, 2021

    Sydney researcher Geordie Williamson is working with Google’s “DeepMind” brand of artificial intelligence to develop new problem-solving techniques in mathematics.

  • To bat or not to bat? That is the question

    Neil Martin     |      December 2, 2021

    Many things which traditionalists loved about the game of cricket have been lost in recent years, and the age-old toss of a coin before the match might be next on the chopping list.

  • Big stick or feather duster?

    Geoffrey Barker     |      December 2, 2021

    Strong alliances, like the new AUKUS agreement, are more likely to deter war with China than appeasement based on faith in Chinese benevolence once its demands are met.

  • The world within

    Alan Stevenson     |      November 30, 2021

    The pandemic allowed many of us to catch up on some reading, but with more people using their phones or e-readers rather than traditional books, does the very different experience of reading on a screen compared to a printed page affect our comprehension?

  • Diet, exercise…and telehealth

    Open Forum     |      November 30, 2021

    New research investigating the benefits of telehealth-delivered exercise and diet programs has found 80 per cent of participants experienced improvement in knee pain and lost significant body weight.

  • Taking the stress out of Christmas

    Emi Berry     |      November 30, 2021

    The run-up to Christmas can be stressful for a variety of reasons, but you can reduce your stress and make the most of the festive season by applying some of these helpful techniques.

  • Pathways to school success

    Open Forum     |      November 30, 2021

    A study by Menzies School of Health Research and Charles Darwin University into a child’s journey from preschool attendance to early academic achievement outlines how foundational skills for life and learning contribute to successful school participation.

  • Protecting human rights organisations from cyber-attacks

    Con Anagnostopoulos     |      November 30, 2021

    UNSW Sydney has signed a research agreement with Swiss technology company Neutrality to develop cyber network safeguards for humanitarian organisations targeted by hostile actors and foreign powers.