Social Affairs

sydney congestion

The problem in fast-growing Sydney isn't too many people, it's too many cars, says a UNSW urban design expert.

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ANZSOC’s Adam Sutton Award for 2019 recognises the impact of the Safety, Sexual Harassment and Assault at Australian Music Festivals project.

classroom teaching

There are two types of knowledge – we've evolved to acquire the first naturally; we need schools for the second. Cognitive load theory explains how to teach knowledge we don't automatically get.

social housing

Helping tenants find work supposedly creates a pathway into private rental housing, freeing up social housing for others. Private rental costs and the situations of many tenants make that unrealistic.

NDIS

UNSW’s Social Policy Research Centre and St Vincent de Paul Society NSW are bridging cultural gaps for Australian Chinese to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

climate change protest

From mass climate change movements to cultural genocide of Uighurs in China, here are some of the headline human rights moments that captured Australia’s attention.

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We still need to do more to reduce stigma and discrimination towards people living with HIV, says UNSW Research Fellow Timothy Broady.

UNSW Adjunct Senior Lecturer Dixie Link Gordon, Project co-initiator and Gumbangi woman Kowana Welsh. Image credit: Belinda Mason.

A unique book is sharing Aboriginal, Torres Strait and Pacific Islander women’s stories of family and domestic violence and sexual assault in their communities.

middle aged share house

Move over uni students, there’s a newer, mature share house in town. 

louise chappell

Professor Louise Chappell, one of UNSW's SHARP Hires and acclaimed international scholar on gender justice, politics and institutions, discusses what motivates her to make a difference in the world.

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