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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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Former RSSS director in Queen’s Birthday honours list
Former RSSS director in Queen’s Birthday honours list

Former RSSS director in Queen’s Birthday honours list

A former RSSS Director, Professor Adam Graycar, has been named a Member of the Order of Australia in the 2016 Queen's Birthday honours list for his significant service to tertiary education and to public administration.

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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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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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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

Welcome to the School of Demography

The School of Demography was created on 1 October 2015 to acknowledge our historical...

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Welcome to Professor Catherine Waldby

The College of Arts and Social Sciences welcomes prominent academic and social researcher...

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Events

A typology of marriage formation models: a game-theoretic and agent-based modelling study

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Responding to Global Poverty: Harm, Responsibility, and Agency - Book Launch

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Trusted access to government data - reflections from the UK

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School of History, RSSS, Annual Thesis Proposal Review Day

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John Broome (Stanford/ANU): Climate change, efficiency, future generations and the non-identity effect.

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Population projection and the implication on national budget: a case of Indonesian demographic profile

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Melissa Ebbers (ANU): How Not to Construct Epistemic Space: an Objection to Chalmers' Approach in Constructing the World

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