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Schoolkids, Finland and the problem with screen time In The Media - Posted on 27 February 2019

Too many hours on digital devices can frustrate the development of students' emotional stability, a leading education specialist told a principals' conference in Brisbane on Wednesday.

Summit at UNSW calls for recognition of dowry abuse in federal law In The Media - Posted on 22 February 2019

Changes to the Family Law Act would help ensure women are protected from one form of gender-based violence, say conveners of the national summit at UNSW.

New online publication takes students into the beating heart of a newsroom In The Media - Posted on 18 February 2019

The newly launched Newsworthy initiative provides real-world journalism experience and practical publishing skills for UNSW students.

The 2019 Sex Lecture: the benefits of researching the hard-to-reach In The Media - Posted on 15 February 2019

At the annual public lecture, NSW Associate Professor Limin Mao will discuss the results of 20 years of immersion in research of gay Asian men.

‘There’s no reason not to trial pill testing’: UNSW drug policy scholar stands firm on the evidence In The Media - Posted on 14 February 2019

Professor Alison Ritter has moved the Drug Policy Modelling Program from Medicine to Arts & Social Sciences to have more impact on drug policy.

Why are Australians still using Facebook? In The Media - Posted on 8 February 2019

Some Australian Facebook users are more worried about over-sharing by friends than the privacy and security of their personal information.

Why are Australians still using Facebook? In The Media - Posted on 7 February 2019

Statistics on Australian Facebook users show no decrease in numbers since the Cambridge Analytica scandal first received public attention.

Illegal drug use — does ethics have anything to say? In The Media - Posted on 30 January 2019

How best to respond to the prevalence, use and associated dangers of illicit drugs presents particular challenges to political decision-making and ethical judgment alike.

Migrant grandparents to fill childcare gap, but at what cost? In The Media - Posted on 16 January 2019

The new visa allowing migrant parents to bring their own parents to Australia to provide childcare support has dangers for families, write Angela Kintominas and Myra Hamilton.

Evidence shows pill testing benefits In The Media - Posted on 10 January 2019

Evidence is growing that pill testing encourages young people to reconsider their drug use.

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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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