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Why music festivals need a cultural change to combat sexual violence In The Media - Posted on 16 July 2019

The Safety, Sexual Harassment and Assault at Australian Music Festivals report is the first national study to investigate sexual violence at music festivals.

PPE gives students a toolkit for understanding the world to help solve its greatest challenges Article - Posted on 1 July 2019

The new program offers an interdisciplinary approach that will provide students with the knowledge and skills to understand contemporary social and economic issues

Refugee Radio 'Rembetika Blues' documentary discussion: Rebetika as migration stories In The Media - Posted on 30 June 2019

UNSW flmmaker Dr Mary Zounazi doiscusses her current documentary-in-progress, Rembetika Blues. The film details the story of Greece's rebetika music.

Helen Sham-Ho Prize winner overcame the odds to graduate Article - Posted on 17 June 2019

For Rachel Pearson, graduating from UNSW Arts & Social Sciences in 2018 with a Bachelor of Social Work was a huge achievement – it was 16 years in the making.

Arts-based storytelling reveals refugees’ lived experiences In The Media - Posted on 20 May 2019

UNSW social sciences researcher Dr Caroline Lenette shares insights into the research method that breaks down the barriers between refugees and academics.

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.

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Opinion
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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