Social Affairs

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The Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Children's Services, Bill Shorten, has said there is an urgent need for research in the disability area, while announcing the establishment of the Disability Studies and Research Centre at UNSW.

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The Chairman and CEO of News Limited has opened UNSW's prestigious Journalism and Media Research Centre.

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Cheryl Kernot will join the Centre for Social Impact as its first Director of Teaching and Learning, the Centre's chief executive, Professor Peter Shergold, has announced.

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UNSW researcher Dr Carl Reidsema has received major grant to investigate possible reforms to the way engineering is taught in Australia.

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With Indigenous women making up almost a third of female inmates in NSW, UNSW researchers are working to break the cycle of social disadvantage which leads to ongoing high rates of incarceration.

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Indigenous knowledge can offer new solutions to lowering the numbers of Aboriginal children in welfare, according to an international expert speaking at UNSW.

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UNSW will play a key role in providing a quality education to the growing number of Saudis studying overseas, according to a visiting Saudi minister.

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UNSW graduates are demonstrating the future of design in an exhibition entitled Platform.

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UNSW staff members have had their commitment to student learning recognised by Australia's pre-eminent learning and teaching body.

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UNSW has outscored every university in Australia in the 2009 Good Universities Guide.