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RSSS Public Lecture Series - Mental health, migration and megacities
RSSS Public Lecture Series - Mental health, migration and megacities

RSSS Public Lecture Series - Mental health, migration and megacities

Listen to Professor Nikolas Rose as he discusses the global move from the countryside to the metropolis, and how the problem of stress might require more creative policy for life in the city.

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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

ANUpoll; Innovation, Science, and Business

The latest ANUpoll has found a large majority of Australians support science and want...

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What's the cost? Cost-Benefit tool developed to measure crime intervention

Joint collaboration between the ANU's CSRM and the University College of London (UCL) has...

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Events

James Owen Weatherall (UCI)

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Melissa Fusco (Columbia)

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Cailin O'Connor (UCI)

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Amy Kind (CMC)

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Connie Rosati (Arizona)

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David Chalmers (NYU & ANU)

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Janice Dowell (Syracuse)

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Updated: 29 May 2017/ Responsible Officer:  Director, RSSS / Page Contact:  Web Publisher