Social Affairs

Christmas giving web

OPINION: It's Christmas - a time for giving. We can make a difference, but there are important points to consider before we open our wallets, writes Gina Anderson, from UNSW's Centre for Social Impact.

DomesticViolence work

There is a direct link between domestic violence and productivity in the workplace, a UNSW study has found.

Gifted kids

A national study has found that parents and teachers of gifted children support academic acceleration but have concerns about the emotional impact of fast-tracking learning.

Peter shergold

OPINION: The danger is that national statistics end up measuring what it is easiest rather than that which is important, writes Peter Shergold in the National Times.

Grants main

Fraud in Australia, how mammals evolved large brains, and the possibility of Pacific communities being relocated due to climate change are some of the areas to receive funding in the latest round of ARC grants.

David Fitzpatrick

One of Ireland's most distinguished historians has put the spotlight on the myths surrounding the Irish in Australia in a major address at UNSW.

In a first for Australia, UNSW will offer most of its intellectual property to companies for free, in a radical step to turn more university research into real-world applications.

Eleanor Bath, a UNSW science student with a fascination for evolutionary biology, has won the 2012 NSW Rhodes Scholarship.

Three luminaries with links to UNSW's Faculty of Built Environment have been recognised for their work with National Architecture awards.

UNSW researchers have topped the state in the latest round of Australian Research Council grants, receiving $33 million for 110 projects.

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