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18
Dec
‘14

New Director for Research School of Social Sciences

Professor Waldby, currently an ARC Future Fellow and Professor at the University of Sydney’s Department of Sociology and Social Policy, will be the first woman to become Director of the school in the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences....

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14
Jul
‘15

RSSS welcomes Dr Jerry Schwab as new Director of CAEPR

Dr Robert G (Jerry) Schwab has been appointed as Director of the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR). A long-time member of CAEPR’s academic staff, he is a recognised leader in the field of Indigenous policy research. Dr...

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01
Jul
‘15

AusCen welcomes new director Prof Matt Gray

The Australian Centre for Applied Social Research Methods (AusCen) is pleased to welcome its new director, Professor Matt Gray.  Professor Gray was previously interim Director of the Research School of Social Sciences (ANU), and before that...

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01
Jun
‘15

National identity ANUpoll data released

The Australian Data Archive has made survey data from the most recent ANUpoll on national identity, and attitudes to immigration and the monarchy, available to researchers. Measures include the importance of traits and behaviours to 'being...

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01
May
‘15

ANUpoll shines light on Australian identity

The 18th ANUpoll conducted by AusCen was released on 29 April, finding overwhelming support for immigration, including its effects on the economy and society in Australia. However, there was significant support (65 per cent) for stronger measures to...

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18
Apr
‘15

Indigenous affairs data released

The Australian Data Archive has released data from the most recent ANUpoll on indigenous issues. Researchers can register for access with the ADA. This poll is the eighteenth in an ongoing series of polls being undertaken by the Social Research...

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16
Apr
‘15

Advisory Board members announced

AusCen is pleased to announce the establishment of its Scientific Advisory Board. The centre will benefit from the advice and support of the world's leading experts in survey research methodology. The announcement of the AusCen Scientific...

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27
Mar
‘15

Employment opportunities

AusCen currently has three academic positions available: Director (Level E/Professor), Senior Fellow (Level C) and Research Fellow (Level B). Applications close 13 April 2015. Please contact Professor Ian McAllister or Dr Jill Sheppard if you...

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27
Mar
‘15

ANUpoll reveals attitudes to Indigenous recognition

Amidst debate on constitutional recognition of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the latest ANUPoll of Australian public opinion on Indigenous issues provides a snapshot of Australian attitudes towards Indigenous...

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10
Dec
‘14

Professor Jacqueline Lo wins French honours

Professor Jacqueline Lo has been honored with a prestigious French Ordre des Palmes academiques (Order of Academic Palms) award for her work to in promoting French-Australian relations through research and education. Former French Prime Minister...

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