School of Social Sciences

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Fears that TikTok is “serving up” drug content to impressionable users have prompted calls for all drug content to be censored on the platform. But that would remove useful health advice too.

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COVID-19 is a global pandemic. So why do we still feel ashamed by catching the virus?

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Everyone deserves to be treated with dignity and respect, no matter their body size.

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There seems to be no interest in reviving a peace process that has been effectively moribund since the Clinton administration in the late 1990s.

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The two sides need the international community to help them end the fighting, but the Biden administration has so far been reluctant to get involved.

Female protestor writing 'I cant breathe' on fellow protestor's face mask

Sometimes the simplest objects can tell the most powerful stories.

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Misinformation, opportunism and a myriad of day-to-day issues may dwarf the threat of COVID-19 in Africa, says UNSW expert.

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New regulations are increasing the costs for promoters rather than concentrating on what we know works to improve safety.

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The Kurdish-Iranian refugee and award-winning writer will contribute to the Forced Migration Research Network at UNSW Sydney through seminars and workshops.

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Australian parliaments are moving to criminalise the undercover work of animal activists. Siobhan O’Sullivan believes the laws are bad news for democracy.

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