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New play questions the ethics of caring for people with dementia and the crisis of the dysfunctional family Article - Posted on 12 September 2018

An artistic collaboration between Christos Tsiolkas and Mary Zournazi sparks a new play on caring for people with dementia.

Academic expertise on show in Indonesia Article - Posted on 27 August 2018

UNSW Expertise Forum provided a platform for UNSW academics to showcase their knowledge at the Australian Embassy in Jakarta.

UNSW School of Social Sciences performs well in world subject rankings Article - Posted on 7 August 2018

The UNSW School of Social Sciences has performed steadily in the latest ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2018 with Public Administration ranked in the top 75 in the world.

Detainee Behrouz Boochani's book defies the confines of Manus Island Article - Posted on 6 August 2018

At the launch of his book at UNSW Sydney, Manus Island detainee Behrouz Boochani explained to the audience - via Whatsapp - that the creative process of writing empowered him to retain his humanity.

This Week in History The Irish Uprising of 1798 In The Media - Posted on 10 June 2018

Adjunct Professor Jeff Kildea, from the Global Irish Studies Centre at the University of New South Wales joined Sarah Macdonald from ABC Radio to discuss the rebellion 220 years on.

Vocation and education training plays big role in reducing recidivism rates according to new research In The Media - Posted on 7 June 2018

Dr Jesse Cale, UNSW Senior Lecturer in Criminology discusses study of vocation and educational training programs in Australian prisons.

QS World University Rankings by Subject Article - Posted on 5 March 2018

UNSW Arts & Social Sciences has performed strongly in the latest QS World University Rankings.

IDBS researchers receive Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability award Article - Posted on 28 November 2017

IDBS staff recieve the Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability (JIDD) ‘Australian Paper of the Year 2017’ award.

Aussie Music Venues And Festivals Urged To Tackle Sexual Violence In The Media - Posted on 23 November 2017

Music venues and festival organisers should take steps to prevent sexual harassment and assault on their premises while stamping out the culture that encourages it, according to experts.

School of Social Sciences Research Publication Awards Article - Posted on 23 November 2017

Associate Professor Leanne Downse and Dr Angela Dew from the Intellectual Disability Behaviour Support program, School of Social Sciences, received the Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability (JIDD) ‘Australian Paper of the Year 2017’ award for their Opinions and Perspective piece entitled ‘Support planning with people with cognitive disability and complex support needs in the Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme’.

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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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