UNSW Arts & Social Sciences

Jane McAdam

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

A woman peers out at the city from a hotel room some floors up

The Federal government has just announced it will help fund the building of a quarantine facility in Victoria; meanwhile UNSW academics wonder why it has taken this long.

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.

teacher in classroom feeling stressed

NSW public school teachers on short fixed-term contracts report feeling forced to compete with colleagues to stay employed.

The Mitchells vs The Machines

Fictional screen robots have long represented our fear of technology. A new animated family film combines this trepidation with many parents' fear of losing offline connection with their kids.

student taking a test

Australia needs a new national assessment system rather than reforms to the current NAPLAN system, according to a new report from the Gonski Institute for Education.

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

Sometimes the simplest objects can tell the most powerful stories.

dogged

Dogged, a new play at Griffin, seeks to tell both sides of the Australian story, exploring ideas of territory, guilt and culpability.

young girl sitting with parent distracted by phone

New research reveals digital devices as a great distraction in family life.

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