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08
Sep
‘14

Short course for academics from Myanmar

Twelve academic staff members from Yangon University in Myanmar will visit ADSRI to participate in a short course program in Demographic and Social Research from 29 September - 10 October 2014. The course is funded under the Department of Foreign...

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29
Aug
‘14

Caldwell African Research Visiting Fellowship awarded

Dr Makandwe Nyirenda from the Africa Centre for Health & Population Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa has been awarded the first John C Caldwell African Research Visiting Fellowship. The Fellowship is funded through the John C...

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15
Aug
‘14

ADSRI newsletter

Read about the recent activities of ADSRI staff and students in our August newsletter. » newsletter

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14
Aug
‘14

Studying the Chinese Internet

China has the world's largest number of Internet users (there are over 600 million Chinese speaking Internet users), a vibrant web-based economy and social media landscape, and a government intent on managing the technology's social and...

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06
Aug
‘14

Grant success

A/Prof Robert Ackland was successful in the College of Arts and Social Sciences Internal Grants Scheme for a proposed workshop titled 'Obtaining new insight from big data: Humanities and social science research at scale'. Other contributors...

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06
Aug
‘14

ADSRI researcher in the media

Several years ago Jennifer McIntosh (La Trobe University), Bruce Smyth (ADSRI) and Margaret Kelaher (University of Melbourne) conducted a study of developmental outcomes for infants and pre-school children in different parenting arrangements (...

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04
Aug
‘14

ADSRI at conferences - May - July 2014

European Population Conference closing ceremony, Hungarian Parliament Building, Budapest. Forthcoming conferences Robert Ackland has been invited as a plenary speaker to the ACSPRI Social Science Methodology Conference to held at the...

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30
Jul
‘14

Terence Hull's update on activities for the Asian Population Association

Emeritus Professor Terence Hull, Adjunct Professor in ADSRI In my role as President of the Asian Population Association I attended national population association conferences in the Philippines in January and Nepal in June. Both were invigorating in...

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29
Jul
‘14

Pioneering research on China’s Muslim networking on the Chinese web

Dr Wai Yip Ho is a Chinese sociologist from the Department of Social Sciences, Hong Kong Institute of Education. He has pioneered research on China’s Muslim networking on the Chinese web during his visit to ADSRI (May to September 2014). Wai...

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29
Jul
‘14

Hamdi Genc - research profile

Dr Hamdi Genc is visiting ADSRI from from Istanbul Medeniyet University in Turkey and has provided the following report on his research. I have been in ADSRI since the beginning of September 2013 and have been researching migration to Australia...

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