Social Affairs

It would take only a single inspirational politician to change the media and political landscape, according to one of Australia's pre-eminent journalists, Kerry O'Brien, who delivered the flagship Wallace Wurth Memorial lecture.

The launch of a new report on convergent media by the Journalism and Media Research Centre, will provide new foundations for the national debate.

It's about time Australia became a card carrying member of the global R&D club, argue Professors Fred Hilmer and Les Field.

UNSW's Centre for Refugee Research has been selected by the United Nations to help international female refugees present their stories of survival, marking the 60th anniversary of the Refugee Convention.

An alliance victory in Libya, however defined, will be illusory, writes Associate Professor Ian Bickerton.

Utzon Clover inside

UNSW's Faculty of Built Environment will help shape the Sydney of the future under an agreement announced by Lord Mayor Clover Moore this week.

NSW Labor has one thing over the Coalition, argues Louise Chappell, its willingness to put in place a quota system that challenges male-dominated party processes.

Uniken autumn2011

Is the university as we know it an endangered species? Get the full story in the first edition of Uniken for 2011.

Two UNSW researchers have been recognised for their passion and commitment to improving the lives of women.

Fulbright buckley

Professor Ross Buckley, from the School of Law, and PhD candidate in medicine, Benjamin Cheah, will undertake research in the US this year, after winning prestigious Fulbright scholarships.

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