2014 Paul Bourke Lecture

Date: Thursday 1 May 2014
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:15pm
Venue: The Australian Hearing Hub, Lecture Theatre,
Level 1, 16 University Drive,Macquarie University

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2014 Paul Bourke Lecture ...

Date: Thursday 1 May 2014
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:15pm
Venue: The Australian Hearing Hub, Lecture Theatre,
Level 1, 16 University Drive,Macquarie University
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Portrait Unveiling Ceremony Fred H Gruen, President of ASSA from ...

Professor Rabee Tourky, Professor Bruce Chapman and Emeritus Professor Bob Gregory request the pleasure of your company on behalf of the Research School of Economics and Crawford School of Public Policy at the portrait unveiling ceremony.  

 

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Transformations to Sustainability Programme and Preparatory Call for Seed Funding

The International Social Science Council (ISSC) is pleased to announce the launch of a new global research funding programme on transformations to sustainability.  Please visit the source link to  see the Transformations to Sustainability programme description and call for proposals.

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2014 ASSA Symposium ...

The ASSA Symposium 2014 will be held in collaboration with the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR)at the Shine Dome, Canberra on Tuesday 11 November 2014.

Topic- Population Ageing
Date- Tuesday, 11 November 2014
Shine Dome, Canberra

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Professor Janeen Baxter will lead a new, multi-million dollar Centre ...

The Academy congratulates Professor Janeen Baxter FASSA, ARC Professorial Fellow at The University of Queensland (UQ) Institute for Social Science Research and School of Social Science, who will lead a new, multi-million dollar Centre of Excellence aiming to break the cycle of social disadvantage felt across generations within families - The Life Course Centre.

The Life Course Centre will include leading Australian and international researchers from institutions including the Universities of Melbourne, Sydney, Western Australia and Pennsylvania.

The $20 million in Australian Research Council (ARC) funding awarded to the Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course (Life Course Centre) represents the largest grant ever received for a UQ-led social sciences initiative and the only Centre awarded by the ARC in the social sciences.

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Professor Janeen Baxter will lead a new, multi-million

The Academy congratulates Professor Janeen Baxter FASSA, ARC Professorial Fellow at The University of Queensland (UQ) Institute for Social Science Research and...

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Professor Amin Saikal AM received the Australian National University

The Academy congratulates Professor Amin Saikal AM on receiving the Australian National University Award for "advancing the reputation of the University". Prof Saikal has...

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Australia Day 2014 honours for Emeritus Professor Malcolm Preston

The Academy congratulates, Emeritus Professor Malcolm Preston Skilbeck AO, who was conferred Officer (AO) in the General Division for distinguished service to tertiary...

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Australia Day 2014 honours for Professor Anthony (Tony) Roland

The Academy congratulates, Professor Anthony (Tony) Roland Blackshield AO, who was conferred Officer (AO) in the General Division for distinguished service to the...

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Australia Day 2014 honours for Professor Charles David Throsby

The Academy congratulates, Professor Charles David Throsby AO, who was conferred Officer (AO) in the General Division for distinguished service to the community...

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Australia Day 2014 honours for Professor Phyllis Noemi Butow

The Academy congratulates, Professor Phyllis Noemi Butow AM, who was conferred Member (AM) in the General Division for significant service to medicine in...

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Australia Day 2014 honours for Professor Ruth Fincher AM

The Academy congratulates, Professor Ruth Fincher AM, who was conferred Member (AM) in the General Division for significant service to education, particularly geography...

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Neuropsychology Honour for Professor Emerita Gina Geffen AM

The Academy congratulates Fellow Gina Geffen AM FASSA, who has received the 2013 Award of Distinction of the College Of Clinical Neuropsychologists...

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Professor Adam Graycar FASSA has become President of the

The Academy congratulates Professor Adam Graycar FASSA, Director, Research School of Social Sciences, ANU, who has become President of the Australian Social Policy...

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Professor Dennis Altman awarded Simon & Ganon Award

The Academy congratulates Fellow Professor Dennis Altman, who has been awarded the Simon & Gagnon award by the American Sociological Association for research in...

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Paul Satz-INS Career Mentoring Award for Emeritus Professor

The Academy congratulates Emeritus Professor Gina Geffen AM, FASSA, who has been selected to receive the prestigious Paul Satz-INS Career Mentoring Award from the...

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Queen’s Birthday Honours 2013 for Dr Duncan Standon

The Academy congratulates Dr Duncan Standon Ironmonger AM, Victoria, who was conferred Member (AM) in the general division for significant service to economics...

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Queen’s Birthday Honours 2013 for Emeritus Professor Norman

The Academy congratulates Emeritus Professor Norman Alan Etherington AM, South/Western Australia who was conferred Member (AM) in the general division for significant service...

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Queen's Birthday Honour for Professor Simon Chapman

The Academy congratulates Professor Simon Fenton Chapman AO, NSW. who was conferred Officer (AO) in the general division for distinguished service to...

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David Walker appointed BHP Billiton Chair of Australian Studies

ASSA congratulates Fellow Professor David Walker who has been appointed as the inaugural BHP Billiton Chair of Australian Studies at Peking University....

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Bill Gammage wins Victorian Prize for Literature

ASSA Fellow Professor Bill Gammage has won Australia’s largest literary award, the $100,000 Victorian Prize for Literature. The prize is part of...

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Jane Stapleton receives William L Prosser Award

Professor Jane Stapleton from the ANU College of Law has been announced as the first Australian recipient of the Association of American...

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Bill Gammage wins PMs prize for Australian history

On 3 July 2012, Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Arts Minister Simon Crean announced the winners of the 2012 Prime Minister's Literary...

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Jane Stapleton elected Honorary Bencher of Gray's Inn

Professor Jane Stapleton, FASSA, from the ANU College of Law has been elected as an Honorary Bencher of Gray's Inn. The Honourable...

Fellows' featured books and articles

The politics of accountability in Southeast Asia – Garry Rodan FASSA, and Caroline Hughes

This book is the first large-scale academic study of accountability politics in Southeast Asia, Innovative introduction of the concept of moral ideologies of accountability, compares democratic and nondemocratic ideologies of …

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