Social Affairs

NSW Labor has one thing over the Coalition, argues Louise Chappell, its willingness to put in place a quota system that challenges male-dominated party processes.

Uniken autumn2011

Is the university as we know it an endangered species? Get the full story in the first edition of Uniken for 2011.

Two UNSW researchers have been recognised for their passion and commitment to improving the lives of women.

Fulbright buckley

Professor Ross Buckley, from the School of Law, and PhD candidate in medicine, Benjamin Cheah, will undertake research in the US this year, after winning prestigious Fulbright scholarships.

DV launch inside

The significant impact of domestic violence on women's security and safety has been highlighted in a national report by UNSW researchers, launched by Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Elizabeth Broderick.

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.

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