Research

Behind every great advance in society is human thought, expression, and action. From medieval music to machine learning, from platform media to prehistoric tools, and from bioethics to alleviating poverty, HASS research seeks to understand the past, optimise the present, and shape the future.

We embody excellence in our own research disciplines, and a spirit of curiosity and collaboration as we engage with other disciplines including medicine, biology, psychology, architecture, and law. We are seekers of new knowledge, and experts in established research methods. We ask new questions for an ever-changing world, and learn from ancient and dynamic Indigenous systems of knowing.

HASS research encompasses education and critical thinking, art and literary history, languages and linguistics, sociology and criminology, history and archaeology, music and drama, philosophy and ethics, creative writing and journalism, communication and media, and politics and international relations. It is the foundation for social cohesion, industry innovation, and community wellbeing. As we investigate and grow within our world - both creatively and critically - we welcome you to join us.

                                                        Professor Annemaree Carroll, Associate Dean (Research)

 

 

1st in Oceania for number of top 10 publications in the social sciences and humanities*

*2020 CWTS Leiden rankings
 

HASS Researchers in focus: Associate Professor Elske van de Fliert

Dr Elske van de Fliert’s research interests include: participatory development communication, impact assessment of social change processes and inter-stakeholder interfaces in development.

In this video, Elske shows her passion for communication that brings social change.

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