UNSW Centre for Ideas

Refugee Zaki Haidari behind a wire fence

UNSW Centre for Ideas, UNSW Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law and Guardian Australia launch a new storytelling project.

Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo

Nobel Prize winners Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee reveal how economics can help solve the thorniest social and political problems of our time.

Bronwyn Graham's illustrated backdrop of male lab rats and 'invisible women'

From baking to black swans, and male lab rats to mavericks, UNSW researchers reflect on lessons from our time in a socially distanced world.

Fruits, vegetables, nuts and whole grains sit on a yellow background

Health experts have agreed a bigger emphasis on plant-based nutrition would improve the health of people and our planet, at a UNSW Sydney panel discussion for National Science Week.

Protest sign reading 'There is no Planet B'

How do we put climate change back on the agenda during a pandemic? Scientists and science communicators helped answer this question during National Science Week.

People crossing in Sydney CBD

The government must reform six key areas to kickstart the post-coronavirus economic recovery, says UNSW Business School's Richard Holden.

Haben Girma profile

A conversation between Harvard Law School’s first deafblind graduate and the world’s first blind newsreader covers everything from advocacy to finding friends and dancing.

paul ehrlich headshot

Prominent scientist will tackle saving humanity from catastrophic damage to its life support systems and an impending climate change catastrophe. 

tim_costello_delivering_the_oration

We all have the power to change the course of history, says Tim Costello in this edited version of his Gandhi Oration delivered at UNSW.

Julia Gillard chats to SBS's Jenny Brockie

Australia's first female Prime Minister spoke at a sold-out event presented by UNSW Centre for Ideas in partnership with the Australian Human Rights Institute. 

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