UNSW Arts Design & Architecture

A split picture showing authors Akuch Kuol Anyieth and Eda Gunaydin

These are ferociously intelligent books by two young female writers addressing the problems of gender, race and migration in Australia today.

a woman stands on an apartment balcony crowded with clothes lines

Getting on the priority wait list is so challenging some applicants just give up.

Daniel Lavery and Christy Newman

American author Daniel M Lavery takes a detour through the cultural canon in recounting the journey of his gender affirmation, in conversation with UNSW Sydney social researcher Christy E Newman.

Light coloured roofs stay cool during summer

Outdoor air temperature and cooling energy consumption can be significantly reduced by solar reflective material, research finds.

Mary-Louise McLaws and Kerry Chant

Professor Mary-Louise McLaws and Dr Kerry Chant, recognised for their contribution to public health during the COVID-19 pandemic, are among members of the UNSW community to be honoured.

a man with pirate eye mask, painting by daniel boyd

Daniel Boyd’s solo exhibition Treasure Island, now at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, is a deeply political and personal interrogation of Australia’s colonial history.

A woman in a teacher's office looks downcast as three male colleagues console her

High-stress schools undermine teachers’ commitment and risk losing even more from the profession. But schools can take steps to reduce the causes of stress.

sodermalm district and island in central stockholm

Perhaps what is most interesting about #Swedengate is not what it tells us about Sweden, but what it tells us about ourselves.

anthony albanese and women labor ministers

For many years Australian cabinets lagged behind the rest of the world on gender equality. Now women make up almost half of cabinet and hold a string of key portfolios.

social housing apartment tower block against a blue sky

Australian state governments are struggling to meet growing demand for low-cost housing as cost-of-living pressure rises.

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