Social Affairs

Design conference inside

Educators and practitioners in engineering, architecture and design from around the world are at UNSW for a major international conference on design education.

Cricket inside

UNSW aviation graduate and accomplished cricketer Usman Khawaja has opened a new chapter in sport, becoming the first Muslim player to be selected in the Australian Test Squad.

Grant inside

UNSW has once again received the most funding of any university in Linkage grants from the Australian Research Council - winning $9.3 million in the latest round.

Maher inside

UNSW's leading architecture academics and an on-campus creation have figured prominently in the Australian Institute of Architects NSW Architecture Awards.

Utzon inside

Proposals for Sydney's urban renewal ignore some of the basic realities of residential demand, a UNSW housing expert has warned.

Soccer inside

The other Australian team heading to the World Cup in South Africa - UNSW's Football United - had a successful warm-up match against politicians in Canberra this week.

UNSW has been well represented in the 2010 Queens Birthday Honours list with a number of distinguished academics and alumni recognised.

Depression inside

A non-invasive form of brain stimulation therapy for depression is delivering promising results in early trials, and researchers are looking for more people to take part in the study.

Soccer inside

Australian television news devotes more air time to horse racing than women's sport, a bench-mark report by UNSW's Journalism and Media Research Centre has found.

Vietnam social inside

A UNSW academic has worked with UNICEF to establish a professional social work system in Vietnam - the first for the country in 30 years.