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  • The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women influencing Sydney staff[12 July 2018]

    As part of this year's NAIDOC Week celebration, staff in the University, including Assoc. Prof. Catriona Elder (Department of Sociology and Social Policy), share their stories on how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have shaped their research or life.


  • FASS Strategic Research Themes Announcement 2018-2019[5 July 2018]

    The Faculty recently announced the Strategic Research Themes for 2018-2019. As part of the FASS Strategic Plan 2018-2021, the Research Themes aims to build aspiration, capacity and achievement in research and research engagement. The initiative will award up to $80,000 to each new research theme by the end of 2019. Six flagship research projects have been selected with three of them involving academics from the School of Social and Political Sciences.


  • SSPS Magazine winter edition is out![15 June 2018]

    In this edition of the SSPS Review we take a look at the rise of true crime and criminology in popular culture, how Indigenous youth are using hip-hop to express their own culture and self-determination, women and the future of work, the key political and policy challenges facing Australian society today, and the work of 2018 Sydney Peace Prize winner and former economic adviser to the Clinton administration, Joseph Stiglitz. More.