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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?

Disability is an art' Article - Posted on 21 October 2008

An icon in US disability culture, the acclaimed playwright, poet, actor and dancer Neil Marcus, has told an audience at UNSW that 'Disability is an art - it is an ingenious way to live'.

Dads spend 'a minute a day with kids' Article - Posted on 20 October 2008

Fathers in Australia spend just over a minute per day alone with their children during the working week, a study reveals.

Workshops help families with gifted kids overcome isolation Article - Posted on 19 October 2008

PARENTS of gifted children are becoming socially isolated fearing they sound boastful or arrogant if they speak about their child's ability.

Empire lies at the core of American identity Article - Posted on 8 October 2008

At the beginning of the Iraq War, Donald Rumsfeld stated on television that Americans don't "do" empire.

UNSW scores well in citations Article - Posted on 19 September 2008

UNSW is the most cited Australian university in the area of social science and the fourth most cited Australian university in the world, according to new figures complied by the Essential Science Indicators (ESI) database.

A fresh look at disability studies Article - Posted on 10 September 2008

The Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Children's Services, Bill Shorten, has said there is an urgent need for research in the disability area, while announcing the establishment of the Disability Studies and Research Centre at UNSW.

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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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