UNSW Centre for Ideas

Julia Gillard

Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard speaks of how addressing inequitable access to advances in healthcare can help prevent the cracks of inequality in society.

Vote for Women CFI

A discussion on gender representation in politics has heard Australia risks going backwards if more is not done to help female politicians.

Jean Hinchliffe and Peter Garrett

Jean Hinchliffe from School Strikes 4 Climate and Midnight Oil’s Peter Garrett explore citizen action from their generational perspectives.

Zoe Xirocostas

Can weeds help us find answers to the world’s problems? Non-native plants have wreaked havoc on so many of the world's precious ecosystems, but what can they teach us about survival?

Joyce Wu

Ending violence against women starts with men, their behaviours and attitudes. Changing the social structures starts with a conversation, so how do we encourage men to put women on the agenda?

fiacre rougieux

The transition to zero carbon will be one of the biggest shifts in the history of humankind. Australia could be a global leader in renewable innovation, so why don’t we invest in our future?

matthew priestley

The vast potential of Australia's renewable energy industries is restricted by our electricity grids. Matthew Priestley from UNSW Engineering asks how we can overcome this major obstacle.

Grace Tame

Grace Tame joins UNSW academics Kyllie Cripps, Michael Salter and Emma A. Jane for a UNSW Centre for Ideas panel discussion.

An appreciative audience.

A new Education Partnership will see academics on stage, students volunteering and engagement with the broad UNSW community.

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Former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull told a discussion on achieving carbon neutrality that Australia is viewed as a “climate laggard”.

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