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Social Housing PhD Scholarship on Offer

Seeking highly motivated applicants for a PhD scholarship examining why people leave social housing & what happens to them subsequently

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Migration and Caring Across Distance: Facebook, Skype & Digital Kinship

22 November 2018, 4:00PM-6:00PM

Migrants over 65 are more digitally literate than locals. They’re as keen to embrace social networking as the people that love them. But there are obstacles in their way.

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Understanding the NDIS: a history of disability welfare from ‘deserving poor’ to consumers in control

Society hasn't always seen people with disabilities as having the same rights at everyone else. So how did we get to the NDIS, which offers people with disabilities with choice and control?

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A Woman’s Place: Reflections on the State of Gender Equality

21 November 2018, 5:00PM-7:00PM

Join us to discover how Natasha Stott Despoja AM has been working to end gender inequity.

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Media, Politics and Multiculturalism in Victoria

Far-right, anti-Muslim groups with a vision for “heroic and salvational masculine violence” a threat to social cohesion in Victoria.

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Meet Our Academics

Introducing Doctoral Candidate: Leul Tadesse Sidelil

Gender Inequality Issues in Science and Technology in Higher Education in Ethiopia.

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Current Projects

Humour in social interactions in French and English

The main aim of the project is to analyse the functions of humour in French and Australian social visits within the framework of a larger joint project on social interaction.

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Current Projects

Crime and Justice by Social Media

Examining the nature, influence and impact of citizens’ engagement with crime and justice via social media.

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Current Projects

Understanding the Impact of the Roadmap for Achieving Dignity without Restraint

Practical approaches to reduce the use of restrictive practices on people with disabilities within the disability service provider sector

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Current Projects

Gender-based Violence in Inpatient Mental Health Units

Have you or someone you know experienced gender violence in a mental health unit as a female patient?

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