UNSW School of Social Sciences


With generous financial support from Commonwealth Bank, UNSW’s Gendered Violence Research Network will lead a new research agenda.

Rorden Wilkinson

Professor Rorden Wilkinson has joined UNSW as the new Pro Vice-Chancellor, Education and Student Experience (PVCE), and as a Professor of International Political Economy in the School of Social Sciences. 

Professor Claire Annesley

Claire Annesley plans to build on the Faculty’s international reputation continuing to attract students and academics to take on society’s most pressing problems.


ANZSOC’s Adam Sutton Award for 2019 recognises the impact of the Safety, Sexual Harassment and Assault at Australian Music Festivals project.

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The GVRN unites the significant domestic and international research expertise of UNSW to respond, prevent and eliminate gendered violence in Australia and beyond.

Antoni Tsaptura consults Indonesian villages on disability inclusiveness

After completing his PhD thesis in UNSW’s Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences on disability-inclusive budgeting and development in Indonesia, Antoni Tsaputra intends to keep his focus on research.