Social Affairs

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A new study reveals our collective reluctance to accept that women might be paying for sex. 

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Professor Olli Kangas will discuss what happened when Finland paid unemployed people a basic wage for two years

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UNSW study shows positive teacher-student relationships impact students’ performance.

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With the help of UNSW lecturer Dr Alanya Drummond, North Sydney Council will become the first city to ban smoking in all public areas in an effort to ensure healthier and more liveable cities.

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Since its launch in 2012, the CRCLCL has worked closely with UNSW, industry and government to generate an authoritative body of research to help keep Australian cities cool.

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Cooling strategies, such as increased greenery and shading and the installation of water features to mitigate urban heat can increase comfort by 50-60 per cent. 

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The weekly drag king performances at a Newtown hotel are examined in Intimate Investments in Drag King Culture, to be launched this week.

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The 'medevac' law provides protection from people who do not recognise the legitimate medical needs of asylum seekers, UNSW's Kaldor Centre will tell a Senate inquiry on Monday.

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As Australia commits to joining a coalition in the Strait of Hormuz, preventing escalation of any conflict should be the primary concern of all players.

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A proposed permanent ban on some refugees would entrench the separation of families, says a UNSW joint submission to a Senate committee hearing today.

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