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The creative push: Stephen Muecke joins UNSW Article - Posted on 23 March 2009

One of Australia's leading academics in contemporary writing has joined UNSW.

Excellence in the humanities Article - Posted on 10 March 2009

UNSW's Journalism and Media Research Centre (JMRC) has become a key partner in Australia's only Centre of Excellence in the humanities. The Creative Industries and Innovation Centre (CCi) is based at the Queensland University of Technology.

Ethics for the NSW public sector Article - Posted on 25 February 2009

Senior public servants must be empowered to make key decisions using their own individual ethical judgment, according to research presented at a conference hosted by UNSW.

Striking the right note Article - Posted on 9 February 2009

One of Australia's foremost contemporary classical composers, Professor Andrew Schultz, has joined UNSW as head of the School of English, Media and Performing Arts.

Wanted: paid maternity leave Article - Posted on 23 January 2009

Australia has gone from world leader to backwater in one crucial area paid maternity leave.

Dr Karen Fisher to receive 2009 Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Research Fellowship Article - Posted on 1 January 2009

UNSW Social Policy Researcher Dr Karen Fisher has been selected to receive a 2009 Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Research Fellowship.

Miraca's gift Article - Posted on 16 December 2008

Miraca Gross has no doubt helped more than her fair share of Mensa members so it's appropriate that UNSW's Professor of Gifted Education is acknowledged by the organisation itself.

Housing, mentoring to keep women out of jail Article - Posted on 10 December 2008

WHEN Kat Armstrong first held up a bank, she was terrified. Usually she just drove the getaway car, but this time the ringleader insisted she accompany him inside with a pistol. "I was crying underneath my balaclava," she said.

Mums still bear brunt of housework Article - Posted on 1 December 2008

Being a parent has become more exhausting over the past 10 years as mothers and fathers devote more hours to paid work and to looking after their children, new data shows.

The moral power of the President Article - Posted on 6 November 2008

The question that many people are asking after the election of Barack Obama to the presidency is what difference he can make. Specifically, will his being a black man make any difference - or will Obama turn out to be a fairly conventional president, no different from the other 43 presidents of the United States except with a black face?

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Why duck shooting season still isn’t on the endangered list

It's unpopular with the public and kills endangered and non-game birds – but that hasn't stopped duck shooting, writes Siobhan O'Sullivan.

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