Parliamentary Secretary to Prime Minister and Cabinet, Maxine McKew, has called for a major rethink of early childhood care and education while launching a new lecture series at UNSW.
International urban design expert Professor Jon Lang will discuss how global cities are shaped when he presents the inaugural Paul Reid Lecture in Urban Design.
Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard called for more ambitious partnerships to generate social innovation when she spoke at the Centre for Social Impact.
UNSW has launched a free high-speed wireless internet service for students, staff and academics, promising greater coverage across campus.
A memorial service will be held today at UNSW for the University's longest serving Chancellor, the Hon Gordon Samuels.
UNSW has launched a major research collaboration in Asia, recognising the challenges Australia now shares with an increasingly industrialised and developed Asian region.
Two major international workshops at UNSW have considered Australia's record on work/life balance.
Following the Rudd Government's apology to the Stolen Generations, a landmark plan involving UNSW researchers has been revealed, detailing how to help those affected.
Hundreds of staff and students gathered in the Clancy Auditorium earlier today to view the live broadcast from Canberra of the historic apology to the Stolen Generations.
Political spin and the co-option of culture for political gain are not modern phenomena but have their origins in empires of the past, according to a UNSW researcher.