Social Affairs

Highdensity inside

Sydney's suburban future will be one of clashes and complaints between neighbours unless developers, planners and residents act to address problems in high-density living, new research has found.

Safety week inside

Students can get some important pointers on how to stay safe on campus and around the city during UNSW Safety Week.

Domestic violence inside

Women living in financially stressed households are more likely to be exposed to physical abuse, a new crime study by Adjunct Professor Don Weatherburn has found.

MilesP inside

Energy-efficient appliances may be having the unintended effect of adding to our environmental impact, a UNSW industrial designer warns.

Australian elections are notoriously silent on Indigenous issues, argues Associate Professor Sarah Maddison, who has called for past election promises to be honoured.

Disabilities inside

A new funding model for Australians with disabilities can improve their quality of life, a Social Policy Research Centre report has found.

UNSW researchers are in the running for top honours in the 2010 Eureka Prizes, the "Oscars" of Australian science

The high number of Australians missing from the electoral roll is a national disgrace says Professor George Williams, who's called for a system of online enrolment.

UNSW has been awarded more than $58 million for centres of excellence in quantum computing, climate science and population ageing - the best result of any university.

Winter school optom inside

A record number of Indigenous high school students have graduated from Nura Gili's Winter School at UNSW - Australia's largest university preparation program.

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