Social Affairs

US President Donald Trump at the Wailing Wall in Israel

UNSW’s Dr Anthony Billingsley says the timing of US President Donald Trump’s peace plan is an attempt to boost Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s popularity in the lead-up to the March 2 elections.

A hand holds a packet with white narcotic  Photo: Shutterstock

The NSW government has already ruled out five recommendations from the Ice inquiry, including pill testing and more medically-supervised injecting centres.

Fake News

Exploring the nature of fake news with Melissa Merrit, Associate Professor, Philosophy, Journalist Ben Doherty (The Guardian) and UNSW students.

UNSW program for gifted children

UNSW opens its doors to children across Australia as part of its GERRIC workshops to prevent gifted underachievers becoming lost in the school system.

Mother with child

Government action on income support, housing and employment could lift people out of poverty.

Climate Change

UNSW students and staff burst the myth that protests about climate change are nothing but hot air as they prepare for the National Day of Action. 

A needle

A UNSW Criminology Lecturer says there is a clear need for a second safe injecting facility in Sydney due to more overdose deaths.

Mardi Gras What_Matters_2020

Associate Professor Christy Newman and Scientia PhD candidate Sujith Kumar from UNSW's Centre for Social Research in Health discuss the 2020 Mardi Gras theme, 'What Matters' and why they welcome this year's theme. 

Ending the pain of loneliness in Australia

UNSW researcher Dr Sophie Lewis says health professionals can often misdiagnose loneliness as depression.

San Francisco, Me Too sign raised high by a Women's March participant, January, 2018

UNSW academics say the trial of a former Hollywood movie producer will have a big impact on women.

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