Achievement | 23 Feb 2021
Spotlight on Professor Heng Wang
Professor Heng Wang was recently awarded a Best Paper Prize at the Machine Lawyering Conference 2021 hosted by the Chinese University of Hong Kong in January 2021.
Research | 22 Feb 2021
Youth Justice: Research to Reform
UNSW researchers’ project calls for all Australian governments to take urgent action to move away from punitive approaches to crime prevention and public safety
Announcement | 15 Feb 2021
Apply now for the Kaldor Centre's Displaced Scholars Peer Mentoring Program
Applications are now open for the new Displaced Scholars Peer Mentoring Program from UNSW's Kaldor Centre and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute at Lund University.
Research | 11 Feb 2021
In Australia and the UK, focus is on costs of detention
On the basis that ‘it’s cheaper’, Australia’s Home Affairs minister, Peter Dutton, has in recent weeks released about 60 refugees into the community, a policy about-face that suddenly brought the costs of immigration detention back to the fore in Australia’s political discussion.
Announcement | 11 Feb 2021
Academics condemn unconstitutional attack on democracy in Myanmar
The coup by the military in Myanmar is invalid and confronts the people’s hope that they can live in a fully democratic society, the academics say.
Opinion | 10 Feb 2021
Should Aussies stranded overseas go to the United Nations for help to get home?
It could be argued Australia's travel caps are an arbitrary restriction on Australians’ right to come home. But the UN's Human Rights Committee is not a quick fix.
Opinion | 09 Feb 2021
Axing protection for national strategic languages is no way to build ties with Asia
The Australian government has dropped protections for language programs as universities are announcing plans to end Asian languages courses. That's a mistake in the Asian Century.
Research | 09 Feb 2021
UNSW law expert receives award for exploring an urgent gap in the preservation of humanity’s cultural heritage
The law that is meant to safeguard cultural heritage should change with time to accommodate evolving human behaviour and our relationships with culture, says UNSW Law’s Lucas Lixinski.