UNSW Arts & Social Sciences

Wind turbines

New UNSW research has disproved the claim that the transition to renewable electricity systems will harm the global economy.

Elizabeth Farm painting

The newest novel from the author of The Secret River is an imagined diary, detailing the 'true' story of Elizabeth Macarthur.

aerial view of road worker

Australia has tried it before, in the 1990s. The proportion of participants eventually getting unsubsidised jobs was low.

Sydney Opera house

As the government prepares to dish out the $250 million arts funding package, UNSW’s Sonya Lifschitz wants to ensure smaller companies aren’t left behind

Sir John Clancy Auditorium

The world-class researchers recognised in 2020 span art and design, chemical science, computer science and engineering, humanities and languages, and law.

China-Australia trade

UNSW academics offer differing solutions in the attempt to ‘cool down’ rising trade tensions between Australia and China.

The Simpsons

Three 90s episodes of the cult classic demonstrate a disturbing continuity in US political culture, says UNSW’s Dr William Clapton. 

Laurencia brongniartii herbarium specimen

In a program of major artworks, film and an innovative living book, researchers will interpret and increase public engagement with 1.4 million herbarium specimens.

water droplets on blade of grass

At the core of the most pressing global issues of our time is a crisis of identity, where culture meets ecology.

Ned Kelly

Four reporters joined the showdown with the Kelly gang 140 years ago. They became part of the story and set the tone for a legend.

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