Social Affairs

Online violence

Contrary to claims that cyberhate is mostly innocuous because it’s ‘virtual’, the widespread suffering caused to women can be significant, says UNSW Senior Lecturer Dr Emma A. Jane.

Timothy O'Leary, Head of the School of Humanities & Languages at UNSW

Timothy O'Leary, Head of the School of Humanities & Languages at UNSW, explains the current crisis in Hong Kong, and what measures can be taken to end the protests.

Syria camp

The Morrison government has shown no enthusiasm for repatriating the family members of IS fighters. But as other nations bring back their own fighters, Australia may find itself forced to act.

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Dr Andy Kaladelfos, Lecturer in Criminology talks about the importance of Transgender Day of Remembrance. 

President Trump

Dr William Clapton, Senior Lecturer in International Relations talks about the possibility of President Trump being impeached. 

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The NSW Deputy Coroner has recommended a pill testing trial, the decriminalisation of personal drug use and no sniffer dogs at music festivals.

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Pasi Sahlberg is professor of education policy and deputy director of the Gonski Institute at UNSW. The Finnish educator and author has advised on education reforms around the world.

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New data shows some of the biggest issues confronting parents these days all seem to have one common element: smart devices.

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Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen received the highest number of nominations for great pieces of music in a study involving UNSW.

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The whole aged care system in Australia is in a state of neglect, explains Professor Ilan Katz from the Social Policy Research Centre. 

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