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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Australia's first dedicated study on sexual assault at music festivals In The Media - Posted on 23 October 2018

Australian music festivals keep hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons.

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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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