Research

The School of Social Sciences undertakes different research to achieve better.

Each of our departments conduct research in a range of areas. If you would like to collaborate with our researchers, please Partner with us.

Anthropology and Development Studies

Our research lies within interest in many areas across the world, including resource use and management in South Asia and in the Himalaya, and post-conflict societies and cultures of violence, to name a few.

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Asian Studies

Our research strength lies in the integrated study of the social, political and economic development of modern China and Japan.

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Geography, Environment and Population

The Department of Geography, Environment and Population focuses our research on climate change, global migration and urban development from a wide variety of perspectives.

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Sociology, Criminology and Gender Studies

Our research has included high impact topics such as youth homelessness, early life influences on obesity and fat patterning in children, and contemporary representations of refugees and human trafficking. 

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Politics and International Relations

Our research interest include social and political theory, Australian politics and history, elections, citizenship & community, ethics & international studies and cultural politics.

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Faculty of Arts research

Our research sits within the Faculty of Arts, which also has a number of research groups and centres which undertake a wide array of research across many disciplines.

Faculty of Arts research

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