School of Social Sciences

Kensington Mall with Globe sculpture

ARC funding supports UNSW academics participating in cooperative national and international facilities and partnering with business, industry and the community.

woman in mask in front of airport flight advisory board

Given the Omicron variant has already spread beyond southern Africa, a ban on travellers from those countries will slow the spread and buy crucial time, but won’t stop this strain in its tracks.

job ads in newspaper

A new book tells the story of the offices and frontline staff who work with Australia’s most disadvantaged job seekers.

Two smiling young men dressed casually do a left-arm 'bro handshake'

Although mateship is largely seen as a positive feature of Australian life, defining it is difficult and attempts to politicise it are generally frowned upon.

tik tok logo on mobile phone screen

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.

Young worried woman looking out the window

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

Smiling plus sized woman beside pool

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

children hold flags in the rubble of a building

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

a palestinian women walks past the rubble of a building

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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