UNSW Arts & Social Sciences

drone flying over city at dusk

Recreational and commercial drone usage has taken off, but the dangers could be going over our head.

Susan Ryan

UNSW Sydney pays tribute to the highly respected Susan Ryan AO, former Pro-Chancellor and long-serving member of Council.

People in aged care

UNSW’s Richard Hugman says it is time to stop treating elderly people as objects, as the Royal Commission into Aged Care and Safety continues.

Man picking blueberries

Exploitation and underpayment is rife in fruit picking. The Coronavirus Supplement appears not to have dented the will to work.

Shadows of people in line

New analysis shows there is considerable scope to increase JobSeeker payments before they might hinder people's motivation to find paid work.

A peach quandong fruit

Our medicine, cosmetics and other everyday products contain compounds taken from nature. But Traditional Owners may not have given permission for the materials or their knowledge to be used.

Young girl gazing out of a window

Some children are not socially engaging with their peers in the way they did before the pandemic. It's understandable if parents are worried.

Jewish teenagers during WWII

Two UNSW academics are on a quest to unearth Holocaust stories more Australians can relate to as survivors pass away.

Refugee women in Malaysia seated on the floor doing group work

Adjunct Associate Professor Eileen Pittaway and Dr Linda Bartolomei are fighting for gender equality in international refugee law and policy.

South Korea flag with renewable energy

With a bit of political vision, risk-taking and a national strategy led by government, Australia too can kickstart investment in the post-COVID recovery.

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