Social Affairs

To avert a major slump in international student demand, Australia needs to be rebranded as a premium education destination, argues UNSW Vice-Chancellor Professor Fred Hilmer.

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A last minute decision to make a documentary about the dying language of the Incas has won Gabina Funegra a prestigious award at Sydney's Latin American Film Festival.

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UNSW has secured the top position in Australia for university research partnerships with industry, winning the most funding in the latest round of ARC Linkage Project grants.

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Architecture students have given Sydney a new take on sustainable construction by building a pavilion made from 2000 recycled cardboard tubes in the heart of the city.

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Results from research led by Professor Catharine Lumby show that NRL players' attitudes to sexual assault victims are changing.

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Despite moves towards gender equality, women are still spending six more hours a day than men on household chores and childcare, according to research by Associate Professor Lyn Craig.

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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