Dr Lynne Chester of the Department of Political Economy will lead a new research project investigating potential conflicts in economic and technical regulation of gas pipelines.
2016 School magazine is out![22 June 2016]
The SSPS Review showcases the latest achievements from our staff, students, and alumni. This edition is full of research into health security, the importance of climate change policy, a look at food poverty which affects 1.2 million Australians every year, and the issues faced by children born during wartime to foreign servicemen, plus much more.
Master of Political Economy[21 June 2016]
Where can a Master of Political Economy take you? Meet Felicity, she runs the Labour Environment Action Network, and has played a key role in stopping Hinchinbrook from being overdeveloped, as well as helping Australia deliver its Kyoto Protocol.
Prizes ceremony photo gallery[14 June 2016]
The photo gallery of the 2016 School Prizes Ceremony, which celebrates the oustanding results of our undergraduate and postgraduate students, is now available online!
Experts urge reform of work, care and family policies[13 June 2016]
Our researchers contribute to calls for urgent policy change to reflect demographic and workplace shifts and represent growing numbers of workers who have care responsibilities.
Workplace policies must reflect 21st century realities[10 June 2016]
Work and care policy needs to reflect research evidence, writes Dr Elizabeth Hill.