Research in the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences is a critical objective of our academic and intellectual endevours and the College's international profile.
Gender and Feminism in the Social Sciences: Equity, Excellence and Knowledge in the Disciplines
This project takes an inter-disciplinary approach to consider gender and feminism in the social sciences across Philosophy, Sociology, Political Science and History. Visit the Gender and Feminism webpage.
Intercultural images: Warlpiri drawings from the 1950s
This project focuses on a collection of crayon drawings made by Warlpiri people in 1952 at Hooker Creek settlement (now Lajamanu), central Australia. Find out more on the School of Archaeology and Anthropology website.
The ANU has entered into a global partnership in digital humanities with University of California, Berkeley, University of Chicago and Oxford University. The consortium, called Project Bamboo is a cyberinfrastructure project in the Humanities and the Arts. Read more on the Research School of Humanities & the Arts website.
Canning Stock Route
The Canning Stock Route: Rock Art and Jukurrpa ARC Linkage Project is documenting the cultural and environmental heritage of the route whilst developing management strategies in collaboration with Indigenous stakeholders. Read more on the Research School of Humanities & the Arts website.
Australian Election Study
Since 1987, the Australian Election Study (AES) at the ANU has mounted a major national public opinion survey at each federal election. Visit the AES web-page
Australian Survey of Social Attitudes
Australia's major academic social survey, which includes modules for the International Social Survey Program (ISSP). Visit the AuSSA website
Centre for Consciousness
The Centre focuses especially on the nature of consciousness, the nature of representation and intentionality, and on the relationship between these domains. Visit the Centre for Consciousness website
Mapping the Australian Women's Movement
This project explores social movement evolution with reference to the experience of the Australian women's movement. Visit the MAWM web-page
A research project about making exhibitions of Australian migration histories from local and personal perspectives. Visit the Migration Memories website
National Dictionary of Biography
Australia's pre-eminent dictionary of national biography. Visit the National Dictionary of Biography website
National Institute for Rural and Regional Research
This institute was set up to highlight and promote Australian rural and regional research, teaching and the academic contribution to policy and debate. Visit the NIRRA website
Negotiating the Life Course
The Project is designed to study the changing life courses and decision-making processes of Australian men and women as the family and society move from male breadwinner orientation in the direction of higher levels of gender equity. Visit the Negotiating the Life Course website
Additional research projects
More research projects can be found at the following: