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18
Nov
‘15

Work for the Dole evaluation released

Researchers from the Social Research Centre and ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods have released an evaluation of the Australian Government's Work for the Dole program for 2014/2015. This research demonstrates the close relationship...

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28
Oct
‘15

ANUpoll reveals social class distinctions

What class are you? Do the test on the ABC website. A comprehensive new survey of Australian attitudes has shattered the long-held myth that Australia is a classless society. Research by the ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods has found...

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13
Oct
‘15

ADA removes data access fees

The Australian Data Archive, part of the ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods, has today announced the removal of all fees on access to its data collection of social scientific data, the largest of its kind in Australia. Previously, free...

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02
Oct
‘15

Welcome to the School of Demography

The School of Demography was created on 1 October 2015 to acknowledge our historical achievements, current academic profile and strategic aim to be the leading demographic centre for research and training in the Asia and Pacific region. We currently...

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11
Sep
‘15

Welcome to Professor Catherine Waldby

The College of Arts and Social Sciences welcomes prominent academic and social researcher Professor Catherine Waldby as Director of the Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS). Professor Waldby, previously an ARC Future Fellow and Professor at the...

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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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