UNSW Grand Challenges

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Professor David Sanderson will steer investigation of the pressing issues of rapid urbanisation, including threats facing low-income urban settlements.

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New UNSW Sydney report introduces Social Return Accounting, an innovative method for measuring the value of government expenditures.

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Clinical psychologist Frank Neuner told a UNSW Grand Challenges event that storytelling can be effective in treating refugees who have experienced trauma such as rape and torture.

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UNSW Magazine sat down with Lyria Bennett Moses, Robert Brooks and Maurice Pagnucco to discuss the latest Grand Challenge, Living With 21st Century Technology. This is an edited version of the conversation.

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UNSW Sydney’s UNSOMNIA made a triumphant return to a sold-out audience, posing an important question: what needs to change?

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Sex, humility, the power of the sun, travelling to outer space, poverty, and more sex – just some of the topics to be covered at the 2nd UNSW UNSOMNIA event on Friday.

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UNSW's Grand Challenge on Climate Change this week launches three ambitious climate change blueprints on energy, health and justice.

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How Australia builds on its unique strengths at a time of rapid change and uncertainty will be discussed at a public forum at UNSW on 29 August.

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Law academic Lyria Bennett Moses is leading UNSW's fourth Grand Challenge, which will tackle the pace of technological development.

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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. 

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