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RSSS Public Lecture Series - The Urban Brain. Living in the neurosocial city.
RSSS Public Lecture Series - The Urban Brain. Living in the neurosocial city.

RSSS Public Lecture Series - The Urban Brain. Living in the neurosocial city.

Listen to Professor Nikolas Rose as he argues that we should rethink the experience of living in the city in the light of recent developments in the sciences of life.

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RSSS Director's Award
RSSS Director's Award

RSSS Director's Award

Apply now for the generous RSSS Director's Award - a scholarship worth up to $20,000 per year for the best PhD applicant in the social sciences at ANU. Apply to study at Australia's top-ranked research university today.

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New RSSS Building
New RSSS Building

New RSSS Building

Learn more about the new RSSS building and its exciting design, and leave your feedback about the replacement of the current Pauline Griffin Building.

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Top QS ranking for RSSS
Top QS ranking for RSSS

Top QS ranking for RSSS

Yet again RSSS has done extremely well in the QS rankings - we are #1 in Australia for History, Philosophy, Politics and International Studies, Social Policy and Administration, and Sociology.

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Welcome

The Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS) is Australia’s major institution for theoretical and empirical research in the social sciences. It is also a significant presence in the nation’s undergraduate, postgraduate and postdoctoral training in the social sciences.

Research news

Gambling expenditure in the ACT

Two reports on gambling expenditure in the ACT (2009 and 2014) are now available for download. In 2014, people with gambling problems accounted for nearly half of all ACT losses. Overall, the reports found that gambling revenue is not drawn equally...

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School news

CSRM part of exciting international cooperation

The ANU and the University of British Columbia (UBC) have signed a statement of cooperation....

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Survey of family law system professionals

Family law professionals face many challenges when working with high-conflict families,...

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Events

Launch of Carolyn Strange's 'Discretionary Justice'

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Utopias: Retrospective and Prospective

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Keith Horton

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Serene Khader

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Matthew Lindauer (ANU)

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Disadvantaged or diverse? Child disability and families in Australia

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Webinar; Managing & publishing sensitive data in the Social Sciences

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Updated: 28 March 2017/ Responsible Officer:  Director, RSSS / Page Contact:  Web Publisher