Social Affairs

UNSW PhD student Giselle Newton is also a donor-conceived person.

A group of donor-conceived and surrogate-born people have spoken out at the UN in a renewed push to improve the rights of access to biological information.


UNSW Middle East Lecturer Dr Mariam Farida talks about the 'special court' announced by Iranian president Hassan Rouhani, following the downing of the Ukranian passenger plane in Tehran on January 8, 2020. 

Girl holding saucepan in cacerolazo protest

A UNSW School of Arts and Media PhD candidate is combining his interest in improvised music and audience participation in the hope of creating positive social change.

multiple generations

Living with your parents is not all about saving money or free childcare, says Dr Edgar Liu from UNSW’s City Futures Research Centre.


UNSW Professor Deborah Lupton explores the unintended consequences of modern technology through the lens of a social researcher.

Safe and brave spaces for LGBTIQ

UNSW Associate Professor Christy Newman and Scientia PhD Candidate Sujith Kumar from the Centre for Social Research in Health discuss the importance of safe and brave spaces for LGBTIQ+ young people and allies.


Significantly more gay and bisexual men are using HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) due to increased confidence in the benefits of HIV treatment for prevention. 

First responder

Witnesses to gendered violence can play an important role in a victim’s safety.


The internationally respected lawyer, researcher, academic and UNSW alumna is an advocate for access to justice, social inclusion, housing and employment.

Dr William Clapton

UNSW's Dr William Clapton, Senior Lecturer in International Relations explains the articles of impeachment, and what this means to President Trump.