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John Gascoigne wins 2009 Frank Broeze maritime history book prize Article - Posted on 7 December 2009

John Gascoigne has won the fifth Frank Broeze Memorial Maritime History Book Prize, awarded by the Australian Association for Maritime History and the Australian National Maritime Museum. John won the prize for his book Captain Cook: Voyager Between Worlds (Hambledon Continuum, 2007).

Paul Brown highly commended for Excellence in Community Engagement Article - Posted on 4 December 2009

Paul Brown was highly commended for Excellence in Community Engagement at the 2009 UNSW Staff Excellence Awards.

Administration Team win award for Excellence in Environmental Leadership Article - Posted on 4 December 2009

The School of History and Philosophy Administration Team won the Excellence in Environmental Leadership award at the 2009 UNSW Staff Excellence Awards.

Professor Tina Chanter speaking at Antigone Symposium, 4 December Article - Posted on 23 November 2009

Professor Tina Chanter will be speaking on "Antigone's Affects: If Oedipus or Polynices had been Slaves . . . " at the research symposium, "Revisiting Antigone and Modern Political Life" on 4 December at UNSW. For more details please see the event information here.

A Rematch for Galileo Article - Posted on 27 October 2009

No oneexpects the Spanish Inquisition but Galileo, the renowned 17th-century thinker, might finally defeat his tormentors.

Dates from Summer Term 2010 courses Article - Posted on 1 October 2009

Dates from Summer Term 2010 courses offered by the School of Languages and Linguistics

UNSW students in Japanese Language Speech Contest Article - Posted on 20 September 2009

UNSW students won all top prizes in the 40th Japanese Language Speech Contest, NSW Final, held on 19 September 2009 at the Japan Foundation in Sydney. The event was presided by the Japanese Consul-General of Sydney, Mr Nobuhito Hobo.

A traditional start to Japanese 1000 Article - Posted on 7 July 2009

Over 350 students have enrolled in the beginners course JAPN1000 (Japanese Communication 1A) and to mark the occasion A/Prof Chihiro Thomson and her students donned traditional Japanese dress at the first lecture!

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.

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.