WASH: for her, it’s the big issue

Water may seem an unusual topic to start a discussion on gender issues.

Read more about why it's important

Counting Dead Women: the hard truth about Australia’s domestic violence victims

UTS academic, Jenna Price, as part of the Counting Dead Women campaign researchers sets out to tackle the distorted image of violence and women in the media.

Read more about the Counting Dead Women campaign

Humanitarian Scholarship launched

The UTS Humanitarian Scholarship has been established to support undergraduate study for students holding Asylum Seeker Bridging Visas or Temporary Protection Visas.

Read more about the UTS Humanitarian Scholarship

Protecting Manguwanku: justice, in the eye of the beholder

The Federal Government and Northern Land Council nominated land in the Northern Territory for nuclear waste disposal.

Read more about protecting Manguwanku

Case studies

Slavery, forced labour, forced marriage and human trafficking are all very much alive, and they still affect citizens and residents on our shores today.

Batyr uses peer-to-peer lived experience presentations (batyr@School and batyr@Uni) to smash the stigma around mental health issues and to encourage university students to proactively and mindfully engage with their emotional distress.

Social Impact Research and Evaluation Specialist, Dr Clare Netherton, has made it her mission to give impact a voice that can be heard by policy makers.

Glebe ranks among the Sydney suburbs with the highest rates of income inequality. The many community organisations tackling the issues lack the time and funding to evaluate whether their work is having the desired impact.

Events

Professor Denise Wilson and Dr Alayne Mikahere-Hall visit UTS to present their research on reframing how Indigenous Maori women live with violence in their families.

Social Impact Measurement Toolbox

20 September @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join UTS Business School and Community Sector Banking for the launch of an Australia-first initiative, the Social Impact Measurement Toolbox.

News from across UTS

UN harnessing sport for greater good

The UN values sport as a vehicle for improving lives in disadvantaged communities – but it is grass-roots programs rather than mega-events such as the Football World Cup that make the difference.

Non-native English speakers have a voice at UTS too

UTS researchers, supported by the UTS Social Impact grant, explore the lived experiences of NESB research students at UTS.