Social Affairs

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Professor David Sanderson will steer investigation of the pressing issues of rapid urbanisation, including threats facing low-income urban settlements.

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Accessing the right information in a timely manner is essential, but difficult for newly arrived refugees. Information varies, plus there are language barriers and geographical complications.

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The pension age won't climb to 70 after all. What was the original idea all about?
 

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The UNSW City Futures Research Centre project presents important data on how the community is taking to a major piece of expanding infrastructure.

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How do indigenous Australians embody sovereignty? UNSW PhD candidate Jessica Russ-Smith explains her research into the language of her own Wiradjuri people, and the opportunities and support afforded by the UNSW Scientia Scholarship.

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Trump Baby is the latest in a long history of visual protests. But is this 'cheap shot street theatre' truly effective, or should we ask more of protest artists?

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The rising number of people using rental housing need improved protection as the market diversifies into niche services, says a new UNSW study 10 years in the making.

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The managers who make the most decisions about hiring staff need more support to achieve greater gender equity in the workplace, a new study including UNSW Canberra researchers shows.

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Beyond the personal effects on individuals, vast disparities in income can erode social cohesion and undermine economic growth, researchers say.

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Clinical psychologist Frank Neuner told a UNSW Grand Challenges event that storytelling can be effective in treating refugees who have experienced trauma such as rape and torture.

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