Social Affairs

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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