Social Affairs

Creating healthier cities to reduce the pressure on our overburdened health system will be the topic of the Utzon Lecture at UNSW on Wednesday, October 13.

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Many older Australians are living in large homes that could be considered under-utilised but almost none want to downsize, UNSW researchers have found.

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The Australian government should be exploring opportunities for closer strategic partnerships with a number of Southeast Asian states, according to a key report just published by UNSW@ADFA academic Carl Thayer.

Mainstream media reporting is far more likely to deter young people from using illicit drugs than encourage their use, a new Australian study has found.

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Associate Professor Kate Crawford presents findings from the largest study of mobile media use in Australia this week (Thursday, 23 September) at UNSW.

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When it comes to population there's disagreement about whether big really is better. In the latest issue of Uniken, some of our leading academics enter the debate on a "sustainable Australia".

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Rising rent costs combined with a lack of support services are leaving an increasing number of single, older women homeless, a UNSW study has found.

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A presentation exploring why males are not more promiscuous won the University of New South Wales' (UNSW) Three Minute Thesis competition.

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The close links between India and UNSW have been highlighted by the unveiling of a bust of Gandhi on the Library Lawn.

The close links between India and UNSW will be highlighted by the unveiling of a bust of Gandhi on the Library Lawn this week.

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