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2019 Calibre Essay Prize winner: Grace Karskens In The Media - Posted on 3 June 2019

The Calibre Essay Prize, now in its thirteenth year, has played a major role in the revitalisation and appreciation of the essay form.

Married at First Sight: can a feminist be a fan? In The Media - Posted on 24 April 2019
International students thrive in UNSW's unique English language course In The Media - Posted on 16 April 2019

The Personalised English Language Enhancement course has quickly generated an inspiring and supportive learning community.

How my grandmother's cookbook gave me an unexpected insight into her life as migrant in Australia In The Media - Posted on 29 March 2019

Produced by Dr Ruth Balint, Cooking for assilmilation reveals how discovering her grandmother's recipe book opened up more than just a list of family favourites - in it her grandmother Evi had kept some of her most precious memories.

Arts & Social Sciences moves up the ranks in ERA 2018 report Article - Posted on 28 March 2019

Arts & Social Sciences received outstanding results in the 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia report.

Meet Professor Grace Karskens Article - Posted on 27 March 2019

Grace Karskens is Professor of History in the School of Humanities and Languages, her research areas include Australian colonial history, urban history, cross-cultural history and environmental history. 

Cooking for Assimilation - radio broadcast by Ruth Balint Article - Posted on 26 March 2019

Written and produced by Ruth Balint, Cooking for Assimilation, will be broadcast on Tuesday, 26 March, 11 am on ABC Radio National, in the History Listen time slot. It will be repeated on Saturday, 30 March at 5:30 pm and available as a podcast. To listen, please follow this link.

Taking up the slack: when governments don’t act on climate change In The Media - Posted on 18 March 2019

The responsibility for reducing emissions flows from federal to state to local governments, as well as to individual cities.

Stay in school or take to the streets? Climate change lessons In The Media - Posted on 14 March 2019

School students who demand meaningful action on climate change deserve to be heard, not silenced.

NSW and a renewable energy policy: we need one In The Media - Posted on 12 March 2019

Heading into the state election, neither of the major parties has a policy to address increasing congestion on transmission lines joining wind and solar farms to the electricity grid.