Arts & Social Sciences


The Productivity Commission has put UNSW research at the centre of its proposed childcare overhaul, adopting key principles from a Social Policy Research Centre submission in its review.

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International attention must focus on the civilians who are suffering on both sides of the Israeli Palestinian conflict, writes Anthony Billingsley.

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HIV/AIDS is “not yesterday’s issue; it is not a problem that has gone away”, HIV campaigner Lord Norman Fowler has told a UNSW audience, arguing that the epidemic needs to be raised higher on the global health agenda.

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Again and again Wicked Campers has flouted rulings against the intimidatory and misogynistic slogans on its vans for hire. We need a judgement with bite, writes Helen Pringle.

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The first trial to help determine whether deaf citizens should be allowed to serve as jurors will be conducted by UNSW researchers at the Parramatta Courts.

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Why is the Archibald Portrait Prize so popular, asks Prudence Gibson.

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On the eve of the International Conference on Japanese Language Education, convenor Chihiro Thomson discusses UNSW's Japanese Studies program, which enrols 1,000 students each year.

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Both Israeli and Palestinian families have been caught in a vicious cycle of violence and are paying an immeasurable price so Israel can have its illegal settlements, write Bassam Dally and Peter Slezak.

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Best known for producing football stars, Sydney's Matraville Sports High School is challenging stereotypes with the help of UNSW's centre for gifted education. 

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Bronze Age musical instruments and Australia's catastrophic bushfires have inspired Andrew Schultz's dramatic composition for the Sydney Symphony Orchestra's tour of China.