UNSW Arts & Social Sciences

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UNSW's Professor Grace Karskens has won a major fellowship that will enable her to use State Library of NSW archives to research Aboriginal names and stories about the Hawkesbury River.

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As a Federal Government productivity review calls for better teaching in schools, an expert panel will discuss the links between disadvantage and educational achievement at a free public event at UNSW on 30 October.

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A new campaign targeting sexual assault on public transport is a positive development but is unlikely to generate substantive, longer-term change, writes Bianca Fileborn.

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The Gonski Institute for Education (GIE) has been officially named in honour of UNSW Chancellor, David Gonski AC.

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The power disparity between Harvey Weinstein and his alleged victims plays into a range of myths and stereotypes about women, writes Bianca Fileborn.

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The 16th Australian Social Policy Conference held this week at UNSW Sydney was a space for deep and critical thinking about some of society's major challenges.

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More than 300 national and international researchers, practitioners and policy makers will gather at UNSW from Monday for the biennial Australian Social Policy Conference. 

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China’s experiences of urbanisation and migration, child welfare, ageing and disability will be among the research presented at the Chinese Social Policy Workshop at UNSW next week. 

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A presentation about the age of automation, the promise of more leisure time and what makes a 'good life' will launch Australia's pre-eminent conference on social policy at UNSW next week. 

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Nations can only achieve sustainable peace when they deal with the past, a leading researcher will tell a global development conference at UNSW.

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