University of New South Wales

Indigenous women 'invisible' to justice

Indigenous women are often invisible in the administration of justice, posing a serious obstacle to basic freedoms and fundamental rights to self-determination, UNSW law professor Megan Davis has told a United Nations panel.

dateSep 20, 2012 in Social Sciences
shares0 comments 0

Much more to happy retirement than money

(Phys.org)—One of the most common questions people ask when planning for their retirement is how much money they will need, but a more pertinent question is to consider how they want to live, says UNSW  psychologist and ...

dateSep 12, 2012 in Social Sciences
shares0 comments 0

Lasers on planes to prevent fatal crashes

(Phys.org) -- A low-cost laser sensor that can quickly and accurately measure the velocity of commercial passenger aircrafts could complement existing sensors and help prevent fatal aeroplane crashes, say University of New ...

dateAug 03, 2012 in Engineering
shares0 comments 0

Bats hang out in the burbs

The greatest diversity of small insect-eating microbats in the Sydney region is not in the national parks that ring the city but in its western suburbs, according to a new study.

dateJul 31, 2012 in Plants & Animals
shares0 comments 0