Events

Events: Date from: 01-01-2019 Date to: 15-08-2019
12
Feb
Australian poverty and inequality trends in the 21st Century
Who:Associate Professor Bruce Bradbury, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:12 Feb 2019, 3pm - 4pm

In 2018 two reports on poverty and inequality were released as part of the Poverty and Inequality Partnership between UNSW and the Australia Council of Social Service (ACOSS). This presentation will summarise our knowledge of trends since the turn of the century. Following a period of strong income growth, median incomes are now stagnant.

20
Feb
Digital Innovation and Big Data: Making cities more inclusive or more divided?
Who:Professor Mark Kleinman, the Policy Institute, King's College London, UK; Professor Karen Fisher, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney; Associate Professor Bingqin Li, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:20 Feb 2019, 4pm - 5pm

Join us for a panel discussion on how big data and digital innovation, in the context of rapid urbanisation, challenges the future of and the relationship between the economy, society, government and our living environments.

4
Mar
Many women, many voices: A panel discussion on gender and intersectionality
Who:Sarah Cook, Dixie Link Gordon, Myra Hamilton, Ayah Wehbe
Venue:Room 119, John Goodsell Building, UNSW
When:4 Mar 2019, 10am - 11:30am

"The story of women's struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organisation but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights." (Gloria Steinem)

12
Mar
Translating research into policy: issues and challenges for researchers
Who:Professor Alison Ritter, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney
Venue:CLB4, Central Lecture Block, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:12 Mar 2019, 3pm - 4pm

Alison Ritter is an internationally recognised drug policy scholar and the Director of the Drug Policy Modelling Program (DPMP) at the Social Policy Research Centre at the University of New South Wales. She is an NHMRC Senior Research Fellow leading a multi-disciplinary program of research on drug policy. The goal of the work is to advance drug policy through improving the evidence-base, translating research and studying policy processes.

2
Apr
Including people with intellectual disabilities in heritage and historical research
Who:Dr Liz Tilley
Venue:Room 119, John Goodsell Building
When:2 Apr 2019, 4pm - 6pm

We invite you to join the first event in the 2019 Disability Innovation Institute Seminars hosted by the Disability Innovation Institute, School of Education and the Children and Youth Research Network (CYRN).

15
Apr
Urban governance in Yangtze river delta: what qualifies as best practice?
Who:Dr Jiannan Wu, China Institute for Urban Governance at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:15 Apr 2019, 2pm - 3pm

How to improve actual performance through identification and codification of something typically referred to as a “best practice” are of concerns to many. In the practice of public affairs, interests in best practice have been visible at all levels of government.

16
Apr
Aboriginal Community Controlled Research
Who:Wendy Jopson and Professor Ilan Katz, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney
Venue:CLB4, Central Lecture Block, UNSW Sydney
When:16 Apr 2019, 3pm - 4pm

This presentation will highlight and discuss what is meant by the term ‘Aboriginal community control’ of research, how human rights standards, such as the right to self-determination, are now key directives in the ethical principles and requirements in Aboriginal focused research.

7
May
Workshop: Increasing your academic visibility
Who:Professor Deborah Lupton, Centre for Social Research in Health & Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney
Venue:CLB4, Central Lecture Block, UNSW Sydney
When:7 May 2019, 2pm - 3pm

In this practical workshop, SHARP Professor Deborah Lupton will outline key strategies for getting your research known among diverse publics, including beyond the academy.

13
May
UNSW Grand Challenges: Shaping our digital future
Who:Professor Deborah Lupton, CSRH; Sarah Pink, Emerging Technologies Research Lab; Amanda Third, Intergener8 Living Lab
Venue:Room M10, Chemical Sciences Building (map reference F10), UNSW Sydney, NSW 2052
When:13 May 2019, 5pm - 6:30pm

How can people contribute to shaping our digital future? As our lives become increasingly digital, what is the road ahead for self-driving vehicles, digital health and how our personal data is used?

14
May
Applying ARACY’s Nest Framework to measure child deprivation and opportunity in Australia
Who:Kate Sollis, Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:14 May 2019, 3pm - 4pm

Kate Sollis will discuss the outcomes of applying ARACY's Nest framework to the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children.