Australian departments and agencies have recently begun exploring models for trusted access to research data, culminating in the recent release of the ABS Trusted Access Model and the Trusted user model included in the draft report of the Productivity Commission into Data Availability and Use. Both models have their origins in the United Kingdom, and the 5 Safes Model developed in collaboration between the UK Data Service and the Office of National Statistics.
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Why not try our summer course in Elementary Arabic?
Do elections really matter? Does it make much difference who the Prime Minister is? Should we be forced to vote? Should people who don’t know anything about politics be allowed to vote?
The School of History at the Australian National University is running the Australian Attitudes to Elections Survey (AAES). Are elections important? Do they make a difference? We’d love to get your thoughts!
Dr Robert Ackland and Dr Timothy Graham have recently been successful in receiving funding from the Australia-Germany Joint Research Cooperation Scheme (Universities Australia/DAAD) for their project Socialbots and political actors? Autonomous communication technologies as tools and objects for digital sociology . The German partner on the project is Technical University Darmstadt.
Thirteen projects proposed by academics from the College of Arts and Social Sciences have received funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC). A range of projects from the College have won a total of $5.1m in funding, this includes two ARC Furture Fellowships, seven Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards (DECRAs) and four Discovery Projects. The ANU as a whole has received more than $43 million for 91 proposals.
Thirteen projects proposed by academics from the College of Arts and Social Sciences have received funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC). A range of projects from the College have won a total of $5.1m in funding, this includes two ARC Future Fellowships, seven Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards (DECRAs) and four Discovery Projects. The ANU as a whole has received more than $43 million for 91 proposals.
Two research projects from the School of History are amongst the successful submissions.
Dr Koji Tanaka has received an ANU RSSS Infrastructure Grant to create a library of Buddhist and cross-cultural philosophical materials and translations.
There have been two recent academic promotions wihtin the School of Philosophy. Dr Seth Lazar, and Dr Nicholas Southwood have both been awarded promotions in recognition of their academic achievements and contributions to the ANU School of Philosophy.
The School would like to extend it's congratulation to both Seth and Nicholas.
Syeda Abida Hussain's book, Power Failure: The Political Odyssey of a Pakistani Woman, was launched at CAIS on 20 October 2016. The launch was jointly hosted by the ANU Coral Bell School and the ANU Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies.
Minister in the Nawaz Sharif government in the 1990s, and Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States from 1991-1994, Syeda Hussain has detailed 40 years of experience in the book.
This week marks one year since the passing of Jacky Sutton. Jacky was a PhD scholar at CAIS and a friend to us all during her time here. We are all still deeply saddened by her death but would like to acknowledge her passing with good memories of her life. We continue to acknowledge her passions and commitments to her work, her friends and the great many people whose cause she championed in her much too short life.
The NCB is hosting a workshop for staff, students and members of the public interested in exploring the relationship of psychology, biography and history.
The workshop will be lead by historians, Professor Melanie Nolan, director of the NCB; Dr Alastair Maclachlan, Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Humanities Research Centre ANU; and Professor John Sutton, depury director of the Department of Cognitive Science, Macquarie University.
ANUPOLL - Report No. 22 - October 2016
Attitudes to National Security: Balancing Security and Privacy
Dr Jill Sheppard
ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods
Professor Amin Saikal & Ms Katja Theodorakis
ANU Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies
College of Arts and Social Sciences
Children of all ages around the world including in Australia, the United States, United Kingdom, Europe and Asia are increasingly under surveillance online, in schools and when they're out and about, according to a new book.
Dr Seth Lazar Recieves an Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia Commendation for Early Career Research
Dr Seth Lazar has been awarded a Panel Commendation for Early Career Research by the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia.
CAIS Lecturer, Dr Murat Yurtbilir and research scholar, Victoria Xiaoli Guo participated in an international conference in which one of the central themes was Turkey's foreign policy in relation to China.
The Fifth International Forum on Asia and the Middle East: A global perspective on Middle East Governance, was held at the Shanghai International Studies University, on 24-25 September.
(Image: Dr Yurtbilir)
Professor Melanie Nolan and Dr Carolyn Strange announced as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Social Science
The School of History would like to congratulate Professor Melanie Nolan, Director, National Centre of Biography, School of History and Dr Carolyn Strange, Senior Fellow and Graduate Director, School of History, for their election to the Australian Academy of Social Science.