Social Affairs

Miraca Mensa inside

Miraca Gross has helped more than her fair share of Mensa members so it's appropriate that UNSW's Professor of Gifted Education is acknowledged by the organisation itself.

Changing police culture to combat domestic and family violence is the focus of a national forum at the University of New South Wales (UNSW).

Glen murcutt inside

Renowned architect and UNSW Visiting Professor, Glenn Murcutt, has been awarded the American Institute of Architects' highest honour.

Matthew Brown inside

ADFA graduate and RAAF pilot Matthew Brown has been awarded a prestigious Rhodes scholarship to study at Oxford University next year.

Human rights inside

Former justice Elizabeth Evatt and leading UK jurist Lord Bingham will lead the University's celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Solar record inside

World leading solar cell expert, UNSW Professor Martin Green, is a keynote speaker at the Asia Pacific's premier renewable energy conference in Sydney.

Departure Gate

Students who have demonstrated excellence through performing arts, scholastic achievement, leadership or sport are now eligible for bonus points for entry into UNSW undergraduate programs.

Planning trifecta

Kate O'Donnell's analysis of the struggle between the planning powers of local and state governments has won her the Planning Institute of Australia's Student Excellence Award.

FBE exhibitions inside

A study of the controversy surrounding urban planning for religious purposes is just one of the student projects that will be on display at the Faculty of the Built Environment's graduand exhibitions.


In the November/December issue of Uniken we look at some of the challenges that face our designers, as well as acknowledging their astounding achievements.