Social Affairs

Left to the market, Sydney will become ever more polarised and unequal in the distribution of affordable housing and the good life, writes Professor Bill Randolph.

Too many Australians whinge about government handouts to the less fortunate, but see nothing wrong with pocketing billions from the state, argues Dr Mark Rolfe.

Elder inside

Aboriginal woman Ali Golding has been appointed as Elder in Residence in the Faculty of Medicine at UNSW - the first position of its kind in Australia.

Childcare inside

Is childcare about quality of services or making large profits and returns for investors, asks Patrick McClure, Ethics Fellow at the Centre for Social Impact.

The Randwick medical precinct, including UNSW, has been supported by a $16 million funding boost from the NSW Government.

UNSW is the state's top ranked university, performing above world standard, according to the Excellence in Research for Australia report.

Medical luminaries are among a number of UNSW academics and alumni recognised in this year's Australia Day honours.

The Palestinian Papers are damaging to the Palestinian Authority's leadership and must place the future of Mahmoud Abbas under a heavy cloud, writes Dr Anthony Billingsley.

The revolution in online learning continues to sweep through the tertiary education sector. Now teachers will find it easier to keep up - thanks to an innovative project at UNSW.

IAESS inside

A bionic eye lab, liquid nitrogen ice cream and climbing the Harbour Bridge were among the highlights of the Indigenous Australian Engineering Summer School.

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