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05
Aug
‘11

ANU School of Sociology world ranking

http://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/university-subject-ra... Sociology at ANU has been ranked 17th in the world in the 2013 QS World University Rankings for Sociology. Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has ranked the top universities in the...

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18
Jul
‘11

More than just chalk and talk at school

ANU, School of Sociology senior lecturer Dr Brenton Prosser was quoted recently in an article in Adelaide's The Advertiser  saying "schools needed to be more creative to ensure students finish Year 12." http://www.adelaidenow.com....

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23
Jun
‘11

ARC Linkage Grant application success for Sociology Lecturer

Dr Maria Hynes is a chief investigator on an ARC Linkage grant which was announced to have been successful in its bid for funding in the latest round of applications. The project is titled “An exploration of the frequency, outcomes, enablers...

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31
Mar
‘11

Dr. Woodman talks Gen Y

Selfish narcissists or selfless revolutionaries? It depends what you read. Sociology research fellow, Dr. Daniel Woodman discusses the "Gen-Y" label and its effectiveness in describing recent disparate world events in his recent article...

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21
Oct
‘10

Quality guru mounts a complex argument - Dr Claire Donovan

On the eve of leaving Australia to take up a reader position at London's Brunel University, Dr Claire Donovan spoke at an Australian National University seminar about the Research Quality Framework (RQF) successor, Excellence in Reseach for...

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08
Jun
‘10

Volumes of Academic Success - Joanna Sikora

ANU Lecturer, Dr Joanna Sikora, contributed to a study that was published recently in the journal Research in Social Stratification and Mobility - "Family Scholarly Culture and Educational Success: Books and Schooling in 27 Nations"....

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30
Apr
‘10

Leadership in Environmental Sociology Recognised

Prof Stewart Lockie, head of the School of Sociology has just been elected President of the International Sociological Association’s Research Committee on Environment and Society (RC24). His term will run from July 2010–2014.

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28
Apr
‘10

Best Paper Award – Youth Studies

Dan Woodman, Lecturer in Sociology, has been awarded the RC34 Second Worldwide Junior Scholar in Youth Sociology and Youth Research Prize (2006-2010), a prize awarded every four years for the best World Congress paper in the sociology of youth from...

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31
Mar
‘10

The policy legacy of ANU Sociology

ANU Vice Chancellor Ian Chubb paid homage in his inaugural speech on migration and citizenship to the foundational contribution of ANU sociologists Jerzy Zubrzycki and Jean Martin to Australian policy on migration and settlement. More information...

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15
Feb
‘10

Medicine, Religion and the Body

Kevin White’s latest book is now available: Coleman, E and White, K (2010) (eds) Medicine, Religion and the Body. Leiden: Brill (Published simultaneously as International Studies in Religion and Society, vol 11, pps vii-289)

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