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Research projects

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.

Canning Stock Route

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.

Canning Stock Route

Project Bamboo

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

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

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 Studies

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

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

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

Migration Memories

Migration Memories

A research project about making exhibitions of Australian migration histories from local and personal perspectives. Visit the Migration Memories website

National Dictionary of Biography

National Dictionary of Biography

Australia's pre-eminent dictionary of national biography. Visit the National Dictionary of Biography website

NIRRA

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

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:

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