Social Affairs

UNSW is Australia's top university for the quality of its learning and teaching, according to the Federal Government's latest assessment of university performance.

UNSW has been judged the top university in Australia for the quality of its learning and teaching receiving close to $7 million from the Federal Government.

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Mandaean refugees experienced post-traumatic stress at rates far higher than the general community under the Howard government's mandatory detention policies, UNSW-led research has found.

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Research by UNSW social science and criminology students has raised concerns about wider police use of Taser guns.

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A new UNSW study suggests that a ban on smacking could prevent up to a third of child homicides.

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A school project investigating carbon sequestration and another exploring Alzheimers disease are among the 13 winners of the Sustainable Living Challenge.

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A more proactive approach to policing can dramatically lower rates of domestic and family violence, a UNSW forum has been told.

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Miraca Gross has helped more than her fair share of Mensa members so it's appropriate that UNSW's Professor of Gifted Education is acknowledged by the organisation itself.

Changing police culture to combat domestic and family violence is the focus of a national forum at the University of New South Wales (UNSW).

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Renowned architect and UNSW Visiting Professor, Glenn Murcutt, has been awarded the American Institute of Architects' highest honour.

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