Jane McAdam

Woman stands in front of her destroyed home in Vanuatu

As climate change amplifies the frequency and severity of extreme weather events, evacuations are likely to become increasingly common and costly – in human and economic terms.

Queensland Quarantine Camp 1919

How do responses to infectious diseases throughout history stack up today?

a qantas plane taxis on the tarmac with a delta flight taking off behind it

Australians who normally live overseas will face an even tougher time coming back to Australia, under new rules that start this week.

qantas planes

More than two-thirds of requests to go to the UK were approved, compared to just 46% for trips to India and 59% to China.

Jane McAdam

Scientia Professor Jane McAdam leads the list of UNSW Sydney recipients of 2021 Queen's Birthday Honours.

Ilustration of natural disasters including, flood, tsunami and bushfire

The movements of communities across the world due to disaster risks are mapped by new UNSW Sydney research.

Man looking worried and wearing a mask at the airport

It could be argued Australia's travel caps are an arbitrary restriction on Australians’ right to come home. But the UN's Human Rights Committee is not a quick fix.

Internal border control during COVID in Australia

UNSW Sydney academics receive a Special Research Initiative grant for a project on internal border regulation in Australia around public health concerns.

Refugee Zaki Haidari behind a wire fence

UNSW Centre for Ideas, UNSW Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law and Guardian Australia launch a new storytelling project.

Fishermen in the Cook Islands

If only 1% of the Pacific’s population was permitted to work permanently in Australia, this would bring more benefits to the region than Australia’s annual aid contribution.

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