June 2024

Read the June issue. Catch up on our international achievements, policy updates, exclusive events, grants and awards.

May 2024

Read the May issue. Decadal Plan launches, Rechnitz Fund reminder, event updates and more.

April 2024

Read the April issue. Event highlights and announcements, policy updates and more.

March 2024

Read the March issue. Opportunities galore, policy updates and plenty to read this month.

February 2024

Read the February issue. Honours and achievements and important Academy updates.

December 2023

Read the December issue. Looking ahead to 2024, New Fellows celebrated and some farewells.

November 2023

Read the November issue. Paul Bourke award announcement, social sciences in Asia and the Pacific plus honours and achievements.

October 2023

Read the October issue. Symposium early bird extension, Seriously Social podcast update, plus award and grants information.

September 2023

Read the September issue. SSW2023 wrap up, Rechnitz Grant announcement, policy updates, funding opportunities and Annual Symposium registrations open.

August 2023

Read the August issue. Contribute to the Decadal Plan, get involved with #SSW2023 and read the latest in policy news, plus grants, awards and opportunities for early- and mid-career academics and others.

July 2023

Read the July issue. We’re covering Social Sciences Week 2023, celebrating Fellow achievements, AASSREC’s 25th conference and grant and award opportunities for EMCRs and others.

June 2023

Read the June issue. Discover the latest social science news and initiatives including grant opportunities, conferences and events, and policy updates.

May 2023

Read the May issue. Discover the latest social science news and initiatives including grant opportunities, conferences and events, and policy updates.

April 2023

Read the April issue. Statement in support of the Voice referendum, SSW2023, policy updates and event announcements.

March 2023

Read the March issue. 2023 policy priorities, grant winners announced, Fellows updates plus local and international opportunities galore.

February 2023

Read the February issue. Important dates for 2023, opportunities and congratulations.

December 2022

Read the December issue. Events wrap up, new Fellows announcement, workshop grants and Paul Bourke Award winners, plus more.

November 2022

Read the November issue. Paul Bourke Award winners, #DemocracySymposium, EMCR Network and more.

October 2022

Read the October issue. Registrations now open for our Symposium, opportunities and the ‘Social sciences are everywhere’ campaign launch.

September 2022

Read the September issue. Social Sciences Week, Democracy Symposium plus plenty of funding opportunities.

August 2022

Read the August issue. Events to attend, books to read and Social Sciences Week around the corner!

July 2022

Read the July issue. NAIDOC Week, upcoming events, a new podcast on burnout, reports to read and more.

June 2022

Read the June issue. Fellows making waves, #SSW2022 and more.

May 2022

Read the May issue. Schools program launch, early career awards, budget statement and more.

April 2022

Read the April issue. Academy statements, awards, opportunities, diary notes and more.

March 2022

Read the March issue. Fay Gale lecture, annual events announcements and Fellow announcements.

February 2022

Read the February issue. Meet our new President, Academy partnership with BBC, grant winners announced, policy internships, congrats and more.

December 2021

Read the December issue. Annual Symposium wrap up, new Fellows announced, exciting updates and a whole lot more.

November 2021

Read the November issue. Annual Symposium update, Fellows congratulations, grant opportunities and more.

October 2021

Read the October issue. Annual Symposium announcement, Social Sciences Week wrap up, AASSREC Biennial Conference, various opportunities, Fellows recognition and more.

September 2021

Read the September issue. Social Sciences Week is here, Academy General ballot now open, international grants and workshop funding, policy updates and opportunities for input, plus new Fellows featured books.

August 2021

Read the August issue. Social Sciences Week preparations, exciting initiatives and workshops announced plus Fellow events.

July 2021

Read the July issue.  Celebrating 50 years of the Academy, Reconciliation Action Plan launch video released, Annual Symposium update plus Social Sciences Week announcements.

June 2021

Read the June issue.  Launch of the Academy’s Reconciliation Action Plan, Workshops Program announcement, 2021 Annual Symposium and Fellows work.

May 2021

Read the May issue.  National Reconciliation Week, launch of the Academy’s Reconciliation Action Plan, Fellows dine and discuss, Vale Mike Humphreys, opportunities and more updates.

April 2021

Read the April issue.  Gender, Power and Violence: Panel discussion with the Parliamentary Friends of the Social Sciences, Save the Date for the Academy’s Reconciliation Action Plan launch and podcast new download records!

March 2021

Read the March issue.  Meet new Academy Executive members, 50th anniversary save the dates, State of the Social Sciences project, Panel Ballot now open and more.

December 2020

Read the December issue.  Our AGM had a record attendance, RRIF statement and a President-Elect announcement, plus more.

November 2020

Read the November issue.   Our annual events and AGM are coming up.  Plus, don’t miss the announcement about this year’s new Fellows.

October 2020

Read the October issue.  Funding opportunities, a reminder about applications for our Workshops program and an update on what happened in Social Sciences Week last month.

September 2020

Read the September issue.  It’s Social Sciences Week! Plus, we are now a member of the International Science Council, books & awards, and plenty of dates for your calendar.

August 2020

Read the August issue. Our new Acknowledgement of Country video, can you contribute to our climate change work?, and more.

July 2020

Read the July issue. Queens Birthday Honours List, a bumper month for awards and opportunities, our first climate change policy paper, and more.

May 2020

Read the May/June issue. Reconciliation Week resources, books galore from our Fellows,  meet the Academy’s new Policy Manager, and more…

April 2020

Read the April issue. How The Academy’s is finding new ways during COVID-19, COVID-19 expert database, Social Sciences Week 2020 and more…

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February 2020

Read the February issue. The Academy’s statement on the bushfires, watch our tribute to Joe Isaac AO FASSA, we list our Fellows recognised in 2020 Australia Day Awards and more…

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November 2019

Read the November issue. Highlights from the Academy’s successful Symposium, AGM and related events in Canberra, meet the Fellows elected in 2019 and more…

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October 2019

Read the October issue. Announcement about a new ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society, featured Fellows in a Research magazine and more…

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September 2019

Read the September issue. Academy’s 2019 Annual Symposium Announcement, Policy Opportunities, a farewell message from Liz West and more…

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August 2019

Read the August issue. Acknowledging the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, release of the latest Artificial Intelligence Report, release of a first of its kind book, “Implementing Basic Income in Australia” and more…

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July 2019

Read the July issue. Welcome from the new Executive Director of the Academy, Chris Hatherly, 2019 Paul Bourke Award Nominations now open,  contribute to the National Hydrogen Strategy and more…

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June 2019

Read the June issue. Call for Symposium 2020 Topics, Peter Karmel Forum on Public Policy, South Australian and Victoria Fellow Events, explore Tinker and more…

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May 2019

Read the May issue. 2019 Election Statement, the Future Humanities Workforce project has released a Consultation Paper Call, ARC ERA and ARC EI National Reports are released and more…

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April 2019

Read the April issue. Pre-register for the second lecture in the Keith Hancock Lecture Series, applications open for outstanding PhD-qualified early career researchers, the Academy’s response to to Department of Industry, Innovation and Science Consultation Paper on Improving Innovation Indicators and more…

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March 2019

Read the March issue. Celebrate International Women’s Day and amazing work Women in the Social Sciences have been doing, the Academy’s response to Performance-based funding for the Community Grant Scheme and more…