Social Affairs

Utzon inside

Proposals for Sydney's urban renewal ignore some of the basic realities of residential demand, a UNSW housing expert has warned.

Soccer inside

The other Australian team heading to the World Cup in South Africa - UNSW's Football United - had a successful warm-up match against politicians in Canberra this week.

UNSW has been well represented in the 2010 Queens Birthday Honours list with a number of distinguished academics and alumni recognised.

Depression inside

A non-invasive form of brain stimulation therapy for depression is delivering promising results in early trials, and researchers are looking for more people to take part in the study.

Soccer inside

Australian television news devotes more air time to horse racing than women's sport, a bench-mark report by UNSW's Journalism and Media Research Centre has found.

Vietnam social inside

A UNSW academic has worked with UNICEF to establish a professional social work system in Vietnam - the first for the country in 30 years.

Aust pavilion inside

UNSW - the only higher education partner of the Australia China Business Council - will feature in seven VIP events at China's Shanghai World Expo.

McDonald Ronan inside

A leading Samuel Beckett scholar and literary critic has taken up a prestigious new position at UNSW.

Julia leigh inside

Julia Leigh, author of the acclaimed novel The Hunter, is UNSW's Literary Fellow for 2010.

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Award-winning author, David Malouf has told a UNSWriting audience what inspired him to write his latest novel, Ransom.