Semester 1 2013 updated (PDF) (54 Kb)
Tuesday 21 May - Professor Tim Rowse, University of Western Sydney, presents a seminar entitled Policy success without fanfare: the non-extinction of the continental Aboriginal population (PDF) (61 Kb). RSVP Here
Wednesday 8 May - Dr Kate Sang, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh presents a seminar entitled Neurodiversity in the transport and travel industry. (PDF) (41 Kb) RSVP Here
Tuesday 30 April - Dr Galina Daraganova, Australian Institute of Family Studies presents a seminar entitled The Early Development of Children’s Numeracy Skills (PDF) (145 Kb). Slides Here. (PDF) (711 Kb)
Tuesday 16 April - Dr J Mark Dangerfield, Principal, Alloporus Environmental presents a seminar entitled Missing something | Can the carbon markets deliver a social good?. (PDF) (66 Kb) RSVP Here
Tuesday 19 March - Professor Fiona Williams, University of Leeds, UK and SPRC, UNSW presents a seminar entitled Defining and Measuring Research Impact: what it means for your research (PDF) (56 Kb). Slides Here (PDF) (74 Kb).
Tuesday 12 March - Professor Björn Anders Gustafsson, Göteborg University, Sweden presents a seminar entitled Residential Segregation from Generation to Generation? Intergenerational Transmission of Context in Sweden. (PDF) (77 Kb)
Tuesday 5 March - Professor Björn Anders Gustafsson, Göteborg University, Sweden presents a seminar entitled Unequal Growth - The Experience of Urban China (PDF) (77 Kb). Paper Here. (PDF) (327 Kb)
Tuesday 26 February - Professor Sue Yeandle, University of Leeds, UK presents a seminar entitled Employers and work-care reconciliation in the UK (PDF) (57 Kb).
Tuesday 22 January - Dr Astghik Mavisakalyan, CRN - Centre for Young People and Children, Southern Cross University and SPRC, UNSW presents a seminar entitled Labour market returns to academic fraud. (PDF) (67 Kb)
Tuesday 11 December - Associate Professor Gaby Ramia, Graduate School of Government University of Sydney and SPRC Visitor presents a seminar entitled The Comparative Evolution Of Social Protection: Industrial Relations And Social Policy In Australia And New Zeland Since 1890 (PDF) (54 Kb).
Friday 30 November - Adjunct Professor Mike Salvaris, RMIT University, Melbourne presents a seminar entitled Measuring the kind of Australia we want: a national collaborative research program to support an Australian National Development Index (ANDI) (PDF) (72 Kb). Slides Here. (PDF) (5 Mb)
Tuesday 6 November - Associate Professor Kyunghee Lee, Michigan State University and SPRC Visitor presents a seminar entitled Head Start impact on Children's Health (PDF) (61 Kb).
Tuesday 9 October - Professor Greg Marston, Queensland University of Technology presents a seminar entitled In the shadow of the welfare state: the role of pay-day lending in poverty survival in Australia (PDF) (56 Kb). Slides Here. (PDF) (2 Mb)
Tuesday 11 September - Steve Kinnane, University of Notre Dame presents a seminar entitled Alcohol Restrictions in the Kimberley: Findings of Two year Evaluations of Alcohol Restrictions in Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek – Why Kimberley Restrictions Have Been Largely Successful?. (PDF) (55 Kb)
Tuesday 28 August - Professor Adrian Franklin, School of Sociology and Social Work, University of Tasmania presents a seminar entitled 'A Lonely Society? Loneliness and Liquid Modernity in Australia’. (PDF) (55 Kb)
CANCELLED: (Tuesday 14 August) - Dr Rachael Dobson, Department of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds,presents a seminar entitled 'Social policy, regulatory practice and social worlds'.
Wednesday 1 August - Willem Adema, Senior Economist, OECD and Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW presents a seminar entitled Greater gender equality: What consequences for socio-economic participation of families? (PDF) (36 Kb).
Tuesday 31 July - Roger Wilkins, Labour Economist, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research presents a seminar entitled Income inequality and income mobility. (PDF) (32 Kb)
Tuesday 19 June - Peter Whiteford, Professor, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW presents a seminar entitled Inequality and Redistribution in the Australian Welfare State, 1981-82 to 2007-08.
Tuesday 15 May - Malcolm Hill, Research Professor, University of Strathclyde, Scotland presents a seminar entitles Trends and outcomes in foster and residential care in the UK.
Tuesday 1 May - Kenia Parsons, Doctoral Researcher, Department of Social Policy, Visitor at SPRC, UNSW presents a seminar entitled Does geographical location influence the participation rate of the rural poor in cash transfer programmes? The case of Bolsa Família programme in Brazil.
Tuesday 28 - Wednesday 29 February - Dr Carsten Wergin, SPRC / UNSW and MLU (Germany); Professor Stephen Muecke, EMPA / UNSW presents a seminar entitled, Songlines vs. Pipelines? Mining and Tourism Industries in Remote Australia.
Tuesday 14 February - Rianne Mahon (Balsillie School of International Affairs and Department of Political Science, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada) presents a seminar entitled, 'Social Investment According to the OECD/DELSA: A Discourse in the Making' (PDF) (113 Kb).
Tuesday 13 March - Fiona Williams, Social Policy Research Centre (UNSW) presents a seminar entitled, Care as a social good: the European Social Platform's Recommendations on Care (PDF) (75 Kb).
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SPRC seminars run from 12:30 to 1:30 pm on Tuesdays and, unless otherwise stated, are held in the SPRC Seminar Room Level 2, John Goodsell Building (F20), UNSW (Location Map (PDF) (626 Kb)). Everyone is welcome to attend. The nearest University parking station is at Gate 11, Botany St, on-street parking is also available (though time limits may apply).
The seminar program is subject to revision, and late changes will be broadcast through the SPRC email list. To confirm the location, date, and time of a seminar, please contact email@example.com or phone 9385-7800.