Social Affairs

birdseye shot of two people riding bikes on a cycle path

The benefits of more cycling infrastructure pedal themselves, says a UNSW urban design expert.

Woman holding a child against her shoulder

UNSW and ACOSS partnership research report finds a widening gap between those who bought homes when they were affordable and those shut out of home ownership.

Four women walking as exercise

When Maree was given flowers by a TikTok influencer, she felt ‘de-humanised’ and reduced to her age. Here is how benevolent ageism shows up in our society.

Ancient city of Mayapan, Mexico

A change in climate may have triggered the decline and collapse of the Mayan city of Mayapán in the 15th century.

Young man with face mask looking forlorn

Research into the social dimensions of long Covid offers invaluable insights for its prevention, treatment and care.

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Fossil fuels are out and exporting green energy and green manufacturing techniques are in.

indigenous youth march at black lives matter protest in Australia

UNSW Law & Justice’s Professor Luke McNamara says NAIDOC week provides a moment to reflect on the rate of Indigenous youth incarceration in Australia.

close up of a real estate sign board with text for sale among suburban houses

The $20 billion spent on assistance may have benefited existing home owners more than new home owners, a new report finds.

A person sitting while holding a walking frame

People with disability in prison may need help with personal hygiene, reading, filling in forms, understanding rules, participating in criminal justice proceedings, or making complaints.

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Drawing on the lived experience of disability, UNSW researchers offer insights into how we build a more inclusive society.

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