Engagement & impact

We make an impact on contemporary and social issues.

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  • Research excellence

    Top 5 rating in Excellence in Research in Australia

  • Investment into the future

    $11 million in research funding

  • Renowned thought-leaders

    245+ research publications

UNSW School of Social Sciences is committed to contributing to world-leading research and pursuing social justice. We don’t just focus on social research – but social research with real-world impact. 

We strive to understand, challenge and enhance our society through our work, and to make a real difference in the lives of people throughout the world. 

Our vibrant research team are passionate about engaging with the wider community, whether it’s by communicating our research, influencing public policy or acting as thought leaders.