Social Affairs

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A year after taking the University Medal for Architecture, UNSW graduate Felicity Stewart has secured another major prize, the NSW Board of Architects Medallion.

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"If you can dream it, you can do it." For students who've missed out on their preferred course, there's a growing number of alternative pathways to university, writes Professor Joan Cooper.

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Work to combat violence against women and a grassroots soccer program championing racial harmony for refugee youth have won UNSW researchers two major human rights awards.

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Attempts at reconciliation against the backdrop of the racially inspired Northern Territory Intervention is just another strategy for assimilation, argues Professor Patrick Dodson.

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Ireland's Ambassador has launched a new institute at UNSW dedicated to researching the Irish diaspora's contribution to modern Australia.

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Talented students who complete HSC courses early can now start their studies at UNSW while still at school, under a new partnership with the NSW Board of Studies.

The Afghan mission is too vital to abandon and quitting would bring large-scale horrors, according to defence experts.

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Leading experts in longevity and centenarian studies have discussed the secrets of living to 100 and beyond at an international conference at UNSW.

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Lack of interest in holding a mother's gaze may be an early indicator of problems to come, according to new research reported in the latest issue of Uniken.

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The publicity surrounding the Sherman gift to COFA has focused attention on the role of philanthropy in funding universities, writes Jennifer Bott, Chief Executive of the UNSW Foundation.