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Why animal welfare is a political issue In The Media - Posted on 16 May 2019

Companion animals, sport animals and animals we use in agriculture are all affected by the rule of law, says Dr Siobhan O'Sullivan from UNSW’s School of Social Sciences.

Why Australians are using painkillers for social and emotional suffering In The Media - Posted on 11 April 2019

A new book destigmatises some of our distinctions around the use of pharmaceutical painkillers.

Arts & Social Sciences moves up the ranks in ERA 2018 report Article - Posted on 28 March 2019

Arts & Social Sciences received outstanding results in the 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia report.

Defining peace and how we invent it Article - Posted on 21 January 2019

On Martin Luther King Day, UNSW Arts and Social Sciences Professor Dr Mary Zournazi questions how we define 'peace'.

ARC success for Arts & Social Sciences researchers In The Media - Posted on 3 December 2018

Staff within the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences has been awarded 16 grants following former Education Minister Simon Birmingham's controversial veto last year.

#Class of 2018: Pipiena Sofia Hehea Article - Posted on 26 November 2018

Pipiena Sofia Hehea clearly remembers the day she decided her future was to be a life of crime.

Vulnerability debate at Festival of Dangerous Ideas challenges us to recognise our limitations Article - Posted on 8 November 2018

UNSW’s Arts & Social Sciences Dean, Susan Dodds, helped the audience consider how communities can better support more vulnerable groups.

New research shines light on sexual violence at Australian music festivals In The Media - Posted on 24 October 2018

As the weather warms up, it can only mean one thing for young music enthusiasts: the Australian summer music festival season is here. 

Report warns of potential dangers posed by social media after terrorist attacks In The Media - Posted on 24 October 2018

Study produces new evidence and insights into how social media can increase the public harms of terrorism.

UNSW involved in international report on media reaction to terrorism In The Media - Posted on 24 October 2018

Study produces new evidence and insights about how media and social media coverage can increase the public harms of terrorism.

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Why the ‘Hands Off’ campaign targeting sexual harassment on public transport misses the mark

A new campaign targeting sexual assault on public transport is a positive development but is unlikely to generate substantive, longer-term change, writes Bianca Fileborn.

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