Arts and Social Sciences

ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation (CCI)

Director: Prof Stuart Cunningham

Administrator:
Phone: 07 3138 3556
Email: infocci@qut.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Arts and Social Sciences

Mission statement of the centre:

The ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation (CCI) was established in 2005 to focus research and development on the role the creative industries and their contributing disciplines make to a more dynamic and inclusive innovation system and society.

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Centre for Modernism Studies in Australia (CMSA)

Director: Prof Julian Murphet

Administrator:
Phone: 02 9385 4521
Email: modernism@unsw.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Arts and Social Sciences

Mission statement of the centre:

To build a national, regional, and international profile for Modernism studies here at UNSW, and to provide a beachhead for global Modernism studies on Australian shores.

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Centre for Refugee Research (CRR)

Director: Dr Linda Bartolomei

Administrator:
Phone: 02 9385 1961
Email: crr@unsw.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Arts and Social Sciences

Mission statement of the centre:

  • To provide an international and interdisciplinary centre to initiate programs of enquiry relevant to refugee issues
  • To conduct research into the social, economic, legal, political, health and medical impacts of refugee intakes in countries of resettlement such as Australia as well as countries of first asylum with whom Australia is likely to links based on trade and foreign relations
  • To apply research to the provision of foreign and humanitarian aid for peoples displaced within their own countries as a result of armed conflict as well as for exile and refugee communities internationally
  • To develop and extend a human rights framework for the analysis of all aspects of the refugee experience, and to evaluate the effectiveness of current human rights instruments for refugee populations
  • To produce research which will benefit the Australian community by maximising the capacity of refugees to become productive members of society
  • To benefit refugees, displaced persons and humanitarian immigrants through the provision of research to guide government policies and services
  • To develop and maintain a country information database about human rights violations around the world that are relevant to establishing refugee status
  • To disseminate outcomes through a web page, publications and a program of symposiums and conferences

 

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Centre for Social Research in Health (CSRH - formerly NCHSR)

Director: Prof John De Wit

Administrator:
Phone: 02 9385 6776
Email: csrh@unsw.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Arts and Social Sciences

Mission statement of the centre:

To undertake exemplary, multidisciplinary research regarding the social and behavioural aspects of HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections, that informs and strengthens policy and practice.

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Global Irish Studies Centre (GISC)

Director: Prof Rónán McDonald

Administrator:
Phone: 02 9385 7164
Email: irish@unsw.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Arts and Social Sciences

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Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC)

Director: Prof Lynn Craig

Administrator:
Phone: 02 9385 7800
Email: sprc@unsw.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Arts and Social Sciences

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