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17
Nov
2023

COVID takes a toll on young Australians’ education

One-in-two high school students say COVID-19 hampered their education, with those with a disability the group reporting they’d fallen the most behind their peers, Australia’s largest survey of young Australians has found. The 10-year GENERATION study, led by The Australian National University (…

27
Oct
2023

Professor Bronwyn Parry awarded $16 million in European Research Council funding

2 minute read In an Australian first for social science, Professor Bronwyn Parry, Dean of the College of Arts and Social Sciences at the Australian National University (ANU) and her European collaborators have been awarded a $16 million Synergy Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) to…

29
Sep
2023

‘You’re constantly worrying’: pregnant women, bushfire smoke and the impossibility of safety

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article by Professor Mary Lou Rasmussen (School of Sociology, ANU), Professor Celia Roberts (School of Sociology, ANU), Professor Lousia Allen (Faculty of Education and Social…

06
Sep
2023

CASS early career researchers awarded $1.3M in ARC funding

3 minute read The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) has received funding for three groundbreaking research projects through the Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) scheme. Dr Francis Markham, Dr James O’Donnell and Dr Millicent Weber are…

06
Sep
2023

CASS researchers awarded nearly $2M in ARC Future Fellowships scheme

2 minute read Two academics from the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) have been awarded Future Fellowship grants by the Australian Research Council (ARC). Over the next four years, they will receive a combined total of almost $2 million in funding to advance their groundbreaking…

31
Aug
2023

Australians doing it tough financially, psychologically during inflation crisis

Fewer Australians are earning enough to meet their needs than before the pandemic, leaving people in psychological distress and dissatisfied with the direction of the country, according to new research from The Australian National University (ANU). The latest ANUpoll, from a sample of over 4,200…

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18
Aug
2023

In conversation: ARC Linkage Projects with Professor Bruce Smyth

4 minute read ARC Linkage Projects support Australian researchers to work towards practical solutions in industry settings. Professor Bruce Smyth, a two-time Linkage recipient, shares his own experience with this important government-funded research program. …