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05
May
‘09

Liz Allen wins Borrie Prize

Congratulations to Liz Allen, ADSRI PhD candidate, who has been awarded the 2008 Postgraduate Borrie Prize for her paper ‘Ageing out? Socio-demographic determinants of retirement in Australia’. Highly commended were entries from Mandy...

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24
Oct
‘08

ADSRI Gains Australian Research Council Grants

The Australian Research Council has recently announced the following grants to ADSRI staff members from its 2009 round of funding. Congratulations to all involved. DISCOVERY PROJECTS Dr Edith Gray $580,000 for ADSRI’s on-going longitudinal...

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07
Aug
‘08

Social Science of the Internet - New Masters Degree Specialisation Approved

The Internet has transformed the way we work, collaborate, engage in commerce, participate in the political process and interact socially.  Researchers and analysts in both the academy and industry are increasingly using Internet data for...

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23
Jun
‘08

Social policy case studies in public lecture series

ADSRI has announced a series of public lectures in which experts will look at Australian social policies such as family payments, early childhood education and care, indigenous housing, Australian welfare reform, private health insurance, retirement...

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09
Jun
‘08

ADSRI Director, Professor Peter McDonald, awarded an Order of Australia

The Governor General of Australia has approved the appointment of ADSRI Director, Peter McDonald, as a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia. The citation for the award made on 9 June 2008 states "for service in the fields of...

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06
Jun
‘08

$4 million for Australian Social Science Data Archive

The Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research will provide substantial funding for the activities of the Australian Social Science Data Archive (ASSDA). The total funding is $4 million. In informing the University of its decision, the...

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26
May
‘08

News has come of the death of Pat Caldwell (12 January 1922 – 24 May 2008)

Pat has been an important presence in ANU Demography for almost 50 years. She made a very substantial contribution in the field to the development and promotion of anthropological demoraphy. Our thoughts are with Jack, Bruce and family. A...

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23
May
‘08

Julia Gillard to open the Australian Demographic and Social Research Institute

Julia Gillard, Deputy Prime Minister, will officially open the Australian Demographic and Social Research Institute at Parliament House, Canberra, on 19 June.

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29
Apr
‘08

Thomas Schindlmayr passes away

Thomas Schindlmayr passed away on 26 April 2008. Thomas was a PhD graduate of the Demography & Sociology Program (now ADSRI).   Memorial services will be held in New York, Canberra and Munich. For details of the Canberra service, which...

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11
Apr
‘08

Borrie Prize Winners - Brian Opeskin and Madeleine Rowland

The Borrie Prize is awarded by the Australian Population Association each year to students for the best paper on a population-related topic. For 2007 the prize in the undergraduate category was won by Madeleine Rowland and the postgraduate category...

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