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Pavlov’s plants: new study shows plants can learn from experience Opinion - Posted on 8 December 2016

A new study appears to show plants can learn from experience, raising intriguing questions about the possibility of plant cognition, writes Prudence Gibson.

UNSW academics honoured by Australian Academy of the Humanities Article - Posted on 6 December 2016

Three Arts & Social Sciences academics have been elected to the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the highest honour for achievement in the humanities in Australia.

Eben Kirksey, Winner of the 2016 Forsythe Prize In The Media - Posted on 23 November 2016

Read a blog post by the 2016 recipient.

Is Piketty’s ‘Capital in the Twenty-First Century’ really the most unread bestseller? In The Media - Posted on 2 November 2016

UNSW School of Humanities and Languages historian Christopher Sheil writes about the "Hawking Index" and how it scales the most unread bestsellers of all time. 

Wordplay: Tricky jokes exercise the brain In The Media - Posted on 2 November 2016

Dr Aarons says "cryptic clues force solvers to work against their grammatical intuitions".

Wordplay: Tricky jokes exercise the brain In The Media - Posted on 21 October 2016

Dr Debra Aarons was featured in Sydney Morning Herald. Read the article here. 

5 Reasons to Study a Bachelor of Arts Article - Posted on 18 October 2016

An Arts degree is about opening up opportunities, it allows students to shape their study around their interests and career aspirations.

Book review: The Age of Catastrophe: A History of the West, 1914-1945 (PDF) In The Media - Posted on 5 October 2016

UNSW Associate Professor, Nicholas Doumanis, reviews The Age of Catastrophe: A History of the West, 1914-1945 in the Australian Journal of Politics and History. 

Environmental Management Summer Courses 2016 -2017 Article - Posted on 23 September 2016

The Master of Environmental Management has a number of exciting intense courses on offer for summer 2016-2017 session.

Greek odyssey Article - Posted on 22 September 2016

The stories of Greek-Australian immigrants are in danger of being lost. Clare Morgan talks to a historian determined to preserve them.