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TES talks to Jung-Sook Lee: ‘Cultural capital’ and academic success In The Media - Posted on 19 September 2017

Imposing cultural norms will not lead to academic success.

Leading transformation in the Hindu-Kush Himalayas In The Media - Posted on 7 September 2017

Dr Krishna K. Shrestha and Dr Hemant Ojha, from the UNSW School of Social Sciences, have spent two decades researching environmental, social and political issues in the Himalayan region, generating critical knowledge that will help put policies and practices in place to build resilience in the region; allowing productive, sustainable livelihoods and fostering economic development in the face of climate change and various social and political complexities.

Eight to See at the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival In The Media - Posted on 27 June 2017

Mary Zournazi's documentary film, Dogs of Democracy, featured in the choice cuts for the upcoming Melbourne Documentary Film Festival. 

A youthful outlook is linked to a better sex life In The Media - Posted on 6 June 2017

School of Social Sciences lecturer Bianca Fileborn talks about her latest research Sex, Age and Me which challenges assumptions we have about sex in later life. 

Spring Meetings: Person of the Day In The Media - Posted on 28 April 2017

Joshua Miller, PhD Candidate, University of New South Wales, Sydney, is currently attending the IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings to discuss issues regarding the global economy in Washington DC.

How ethical is sexual assault research? In The Media - Posted on 6 April 2017

Dr Bianca Fileborn raises some substantial questions about what constitutes “ethical” research on sexual assault.

How ethical is sexual assault research? In The Media - Posted on 6 April 2017

Australian universities release findings of research on sexual assault on campus.

Not on my watch: music festivals changing tune on sexual assaults In The Media - Posted on 27 March 2017

Dr Bianca Fileborn is part of the taskforce running the city venues pilot and has conducted extensive research into sexual assaults in music venues.

Winners and losers: Five points from the Dutch election results In The Media - Posted on 22 March 2017

UNSW politics lecturer, Dr Carolien van Ham, explains what the results of last week's election mean for the Netherlands. 

Australians are addicted to antibiotics: a modern fetish without a long-term plan In The Media - Posted on 14 March 2017

Australia's rates of antibiotic use per capita are higher than many other OECD countries. We are addicted to antibiotics, the magical cure, says Professor of Sociology Alex Broom.

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Three charts on: Australia’s booming prison population

The largest increases in Australia's prison numbers have been in remand, Indigenous and women prisoners, write Sophie Russell and Eileen Baldry.

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