Social Affairs

UNSW Industrial Design students have taken five of 13 finalist places for Australia's leading tertiary student design competition, the James Dyson Award.

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Professor Gay Hawkins, from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, has been given a prestigious visiting appointment in Australian Studies at the University of Tokyo.

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Professor Ken Maher, of the Faculty of the Built Environment, has confirmed his status as one of Australia's leading architects by winning his profession's highest honour, the Australian Institute of Architects Gold Medal.

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Two UNSW academics will further their research in the US as 2009 Fulbright scholars. Meanwhile a new Fulbright scholarship was launched by the Premier at the University this week.

UNSW's Journalism and Media Research Centre has become a key partner in Australia's only Centre of Excellence in the humanities.

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More than 100 delegates from 50 leading universities and institutes across Asia participated in UNSW's second International Research Workshop.

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UNSW's world-leading solar cell technology has generated interest from South Korea's leader President Lee Myung-bak, who visited the University this week.

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David Gonski - one of Australia's most prominent business leaders and philanthropists - has been reappointed as the Chancellor of UNSW.

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Pat Dodson - one of Australia's most prominent Aboriginal leaders and former Chairman of the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation - will head up a new Indigenous unit at UNSW.

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Senior public servants must be empowered to make key decisions using their own individual ethical judgment, according to research presented at a conference hosted by UNSW.

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