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Sydney mothers' groups supplement the nuclear family Article - Posted on 18 April 2009

WHEN they first met conversation revolved around breastfeeding and sleeping habits. Soon it will be puberty - and much more. A decade after walking into a room as confused strangers, a group of Sydney mothers are still sharing their lives together. They are part of the growing phenomenon of mothers' groups, which are becoming a more important part of modern life.

Fiddling at the edges as climate goes into tailspin Article - Posted on 14 April 2009

A new futuristic eco-flick, The Age Of Stupid, opens with the devastation of 2055. Pete Postlethwaite plays a lone man wading through video footage from 2007-08 and asking why we didn't stop climate change when we still had the chance.

Turning Japanese Article - Posted on 3 April 2009

Professor Gay Hawkins, from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, has been given a prestigious visiting appointment at the University of Tokyo.

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.

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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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