Social Affairs

Rat being tickled.

Former Freudian psychoanalyst Dr Jeffrey Masson says it’s important to understand that animals have the same emotions as humans.

Nepal forest

Himalayan villages are growing food in the forests, a traditional model that can fight both land clearing and world hunger.

Podcasts can make research more accessible and relevant.

A PhD student, a Masters student and an academic from the School of Humanities & Languages are making their research more accessible and relevant.

sad child

Indigenous children are admitted to out-of-home care at 11 times the rate for non-Indigenous children. The lack of safe housing for mothers fleeing family violence is a key factor.

Climate change rally

Mass strikes help target the psychological factors most important for acting on climate change, by emphasising social norms and reinforcing the effectiveness of collective action.

behrouz boochani

The Kurdish-Iranian refugee and award-winning writer will contribute to the Forced Migration Research Network at UNSW Sydney through seminars and workshops.

gendered_violence_thumbnail.jpg

Perpetrators use a range of strategies to undermine the security of their victims, says Associate Professor and co convenor of UNSW’s Gendered Violence Research Network, Jan Breckenridge.

student_presentation_2.jpg

A hackathon generated real solutions to the vast amount of unused food that our communities put into landfill. 

indonesia

Moving the capital from Jakarta to a sparsely populated location in East Kalimantan may cause environmental degradation, but the country needs it regardless.

graduation ceremony

Australia's university sector is one of the most attractive for international students. So why not try to keep them when they graduate rather than lose the talent we've helped train and educate?

Pages