Social Affairs

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Ireland's Ambassador has launched a new institute at UNSW dedicated to researching the Irish diaspora's contribution to modern Australia.

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Talented students who complete HSC courses early can now start their studies at UNSW while still at school, under a new partnership with the NSW Board of Studies.

The Afghan mission is too vital to abandon and quitting would bring large-scale horrors, according to defence experts.

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Leading experts in longevity and centenarian studies have discussed the secrets of living to 100 and beyond at an international conference at UNSW.

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Lack of interest in holding a mother's gaze may be an early indicator of problems to come, according to new research reported in the latest issue of Uniken.

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The publicity surrounding the Sherman gift to COFA has focused attention on the role of philanthropy in funding universities, writes Jennifer Bott, Chief Executive of the UNSW Foundation.

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Dr Lisa Ford's historical account of sovereignty in North America and Australia has won her two prestigious history prizes in one week.

To avert a major slump in international student demand, Australia needs to be rebranded as a premium education destination, argues UNSW Vice-Chancellor Professor Fred Hilmer.

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A last minute decision to make a documentary about the dying language of the Incas has won Gabina Funegra a prestigious award at Sydney's Latin American Film Festival.

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UNSW has secured the top position in Australia for university research partnerships with industry, winning the most funding in the latest round of ARC Linkage Project grants.