Social Affairs

drone flying over city at dusk

Recreational and commercial drone usage has taken off, but the dangers could be going over our head.

Shadows of people in line

New analysis shows there is considerable scope to increase JobSeeker payments before they might hinder people's motivation to find paid work.

Young girl gazing out of a window

Some children are not socially engaging with their peers in the way they did before the pandemic. It's understandable if parents are worried.

Postgraduate student working

Life for graduate students can be hard work and often isolating, and COVID-19 piled on the pressures. That's when having an academic leader and program dedicated to supporting them proved its worth.

Jewish teenagers during WWII

Two UNSW academics are on a quest to unearth Holocaust stories more Australians can relate to as survivors pass away.

Sydney apartment building

The fallout from COVID-19 for housing and homelessness just adds to the urgency of fixing the long-standing ills of the housing market. The well-being of Australia's economy and people depends on it.

Refugee women in Malaysia seated on the floor doing group work

Adjunct Associate Professor Eileen Pittaway and Dr Linda Bartolomei are fighting for gender equality in international refugee law and policy.

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Adaptability, aspirations and parents will help school leavers perform during the pandemic, say UNSW education experts.

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A new report by UNSW Sydney and ACOSS provides a baseline to measure the pandemic’s impact on an already widening income and wealth gap.

Piano players playing together during music school rehearsal

Learning music has many benefits, but not in the ways you might think.

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