Social Affairs

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Grace Karskens is Professor of History in the School of Humanities and Languages at UNSW. Her research areas include Australian colonial history, urban history, cross-cultural history and environmental history.

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Bioethics Professor Jackie Leach Scully will head the Institute to be at the forefront of disability innovation through thought leadership and knowledge exchange.  

Antoni Tsaptura consults Indonesian villages on disability inclusiveness

After completing his PhD thesis in UNSW’s Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences on disability-inclusive budgeting and development in Indonesia, Antoni Tsaputra intends to keep his focus on research.

Australian soldier

Researchers say the new figure should be used to improve services aimed at tackling the homeless problem in Australia's defence veterans.

Rat being tickled.

Former Freudian psychoanalyst Dr Jeffrey Masson says it’s important to understand that animals have the same emotions as humans.

Nepal forest

Himalayan villages are growing food in the forests, a traditional model that can fight both land clearing and world hunger.

Podcasts can make research more accessible and relevant.

A PhD student, a Masters student and an academic from the School of Humanities & Languages are making their research more accessible and relevant.

sad child

Indigenous children are admitted to out-of-home care at 11 times the rate for non-Indigenous children. The lack of safe housing for mothers fleeing family violence is a key factor.

Climate change rally

Mass strikes help target the psychological factors most important for acting on climate change, by emphasising social norms and reinforcing the effectiveness of collective action.

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The Kurdish-Iranian refugee and award-winning writer will contribute to the Forced Migration Research Network at UNSW Sydney through seminars and workshops.

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