Social Affairs

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UNSW will provide $300,000 worth of post-graduate scholarships to develop skills vital to rebuilding China's earthquake-devastated Sichuan province.

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UNSW academic Professor Peter Graham is working with the United Nations to meet one of the biggest global challenges currently taking place, urbanisation.

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An eminent public health researcher, a mathematician and an academic working in gifted education are three of the four UNSW staff named on the 2008 Queen's Birthday honours list.

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UNSW has become one of six Australian universities to launch a channel on iTunes U, Apple's worldwide outlet for digital educational content.

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UNSW Industrial Design student, Alicia Mintzes, has taken out second place in the 2008 Australian Design Awards - Dyson Student Award.

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UNSW will receive just on $11.5 million in Linkage Grants from the Australian Research Council (ARC), the highest level of funding for any university in the country, it was announced today.

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Two academics from UNSW's Faculty of the Built Environment have won a major industry award for their work on the Beijing Olympics.

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The culture and history of Australia's Indigenous people will be recognised at UNSW during a series of celebrations marking Indigenous Week.

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Young Australians - including those of primary school age - should be involved in the public debate about how they are represented in the media and what type of information they have access to, according to a leading media studies researcher from UNSW.


A new early warning system for children at risk of abuse, developed in partnership with UNSW, has been launched by the Governor of New South Wales, Professor Marie Bashir.