UNSW Arts & Social Sciences


It's unpopular with the public and kills endangered and non-game birds – but that hasn't stopped duck shooting, writes Siobhan O'Sullivan.


UNSW has strengthened the line-up at its new interdisciplinary Gonski Institute for Education with the appointment of one of the country’s top business leaders to chair the Institute’s advisory board.


A new book by Ian Tyrrell reveals the history of Sydney’s Cooks River and the role it has played in our dreams of prosperity and pleasure.


Homeless people are over-represented in Australia’s prisons, and previously incarcerated people are over-represented among the homeless, writes Sophie Russell.


The same-sex marriage debate was a reminder that some people view queer sexuality and family life as incompatible but UNSW's Dr Christy Newman hopes her research will help change that.


By the time young people get to university, it’s far too late to be initiating education on sexual consent, writes Bianca Fileborn.


UNSW and the Australian Council of Social Service have launched a new collaboration to tackle poverty and inequality through high-quality research, policy development and advocacy.


Students with well-developed and adaptive social and emotional behaviours are most likely to excel in school, according to UNSW researchers in educational psychology.


Four generations, three languages and multiple cultural and theatrical traditions combine to great effect in the Sydney Festival production My Name Is Jimi, writes Caroline Wake.


Sexual harassment and assault are common experiences in general. Bianca Fileborn and Phillip Wadds suggest there is no reason to assume this is any different at music festivals.