University of South Australia

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The University of South Australia (UniSA) is a globally-focused, locally-engaged institution established on the dual principles of equity and excellence with more than 33,000 students. Formed in 1991, UniSA was the youngest Australian institution to be named in the top 50 of 2013 The Times Higher Education's Top 100 global universities aged under 50. The University is a founding member of the Australian Technology Network of universities. It has two Adelaide city centre campuses, two Adelaide metropolitan campuses, and two South Australian regional campuses.

Link to organisation: https://www.unisa.edu.au

Source Acronym: UniSA

Source Type: Education

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Discussion paper
14 March 2017

This discussion paper reviews the major themes in policy, public debate and the published literature on the role of local governments in the housing sphere in Australia in the 21st Century.

Article
13 February 2017

Despite the enormous number of charities in the world, more are established every year – and many also disappear. Margaret Faulkner and Cathy Nguyen take a look at why.

Report
3 February 2017

The Cat Tracker project was designed to help cat owners make informed decisions about the care and management of their pet cats.

Other text
17 November 2016

Nicholas Procter and Mary Anne Kenny respond to the Turnbull Government's announcement of a plan to resettle refugees on Manus Island and Nauru in the United States.

Report
1 September 2014

These case studies were gathered from research undertaken in Adelaide, Goolwa (S.A) and Melbourne, and represents an expansion of a 2011 pilot study conducted with one restaurateur exploring the...

Report
31 December 2013

This report has provided the results of a survey of teachers in South Australian primary and middle/secondary schools on the types of behaviours demonstrated by students in the previous week of...

Report
25 July 2013

The purpose of the project was to examine teaching and learning practice in ways that are sensitive to the needs and nature of the school and program context.

Literature review
11 November 2011

This review briefly outlines the main significance of OHS as a public policy issue; and provides an overview of the evolution of the legal architecture and inspectorial practices that have...

Content from centres and departments of University of South Australia

Report
23 November 2016

This research was conducted to better understand the prevalence of workplace bullying and harassment in Australian workplaces and to identify workplace risk factors associated with the occurrence...

Report
23 November 2016

This report suggests that addressing psychosocial hazards that contribute to human capital costs is an innovative strategy that could improve productivity while also making substantial...

Report
8 November 2016

This case study reports on the role and importance of Islamic studies and faith in community Islamic schools in Adelaide and Darwin.

Report
15 September 2016

Global mobility has dramatically changed the demographic profile of universities in predominantly English-speaking countries. Many international students choose study abroad opportunities in...

Report
15 September 2016

An increasing number of international students are studying in higher education in English-speaking countries, and many local students come from backgrounds where English is not their primary...

Report
5 September 2016

The report examines the attitudes, expectations and strategies of agencies working in aged care in South Australia in 2016.

Video lecture/presentation
29 August 2016

Professor Fiona Arney delves into the key message of how paying attention to the needs of children can better support highly effective policy and program implementation in this field.

Report
29 August 2016

Homelessness and poverty are major challenges in South Australia with the state over-represented relative to other Australian states in the lowest income groups, it also has a high percentage of...

Report
6 July 2016

This report presents a review of the research and evidence surrounding the effectiveness of child protection income management and whether such a scheme might have unintended consequences for...

Report
30 June 2016

The aim of this project was to work with homeless young people to find out more about their connectivity issues and develop solutions for making it easier and safer to access digital technology...

Report
28 June 2016

This report presents the findings from the research, development and evaluation of the third campaign in the Safe and Well Online project.

Report
22 June 2016

There is growing recognition of the importance of addressing the mental health needs of young people in the university sector. 1.3 million Australians were enrolled in tertiary education in 2014...

Report
15 June 2016

This research project aims to explore how a story-time radio show might add value to the United We Read early-intervention book program. It investigates if such a radio show can further engage...

Report
12 June 2016

This study explores how young people understand help-seeking for wellbeing and what social and digital practises could usefully inform the design of an online social media campaign.

Report
31 May 2016

The goal of the three-year project entitled Maximising Intensivity and Continuity in Language Learning: Developing, Implementing and Evaluating Models of Provision was to pilot three models of...

Report
31 May 2016

This report on young people, engagement and public policy, calls for more effective ways of involving young people in policy making processes and provides a framework to guide increased youth...

Report
21 March 2016

This case study explores how Muslim and non-Muslim students, school leadership, counsellors, teachers and parents reflect on, interpret and manage the experience of engagement and exchange in the...

Report
3 March 2016

Examines the prevalence and effectiveness of anti-bullying policies being used in a convenience sample of Australian government schools in six state or territory educational jurisdictions.

Article
29 January 2016

‘Growth’ is back on the business agenda for 2016.

Report
13 January 2016

This report investigates how demographic factors such as age, religion, place of residence, employment status and political views affect the likelihood that someone is Islamophobic, feels socially...

Working paper
13 January 2016

This project explores the dynamic trajectories that ‘Hazara Afghan Australian Muslims’ take as they negotiate through their multiple sense of identities in each of these categories.

Report
10 January 2016

On 27 November 2015, the MnM Centre partnered with Welcome to Australia to hold an Older Migrants Forum, devised as a pilot project aimed at testing the value of intercultural discussions between...

Working paper
6 December 2015

One of the factors demonstrated by racial or religious segregation is people’s preference for residential homophily – the tendency of like-minded people to gather in the same places.

Content Associated with University of South Australia

Journal article
15 April 2017

Although prevalence studies show girls are more frequently sexually abused than boys, a significant proportion of boys also experience child sexual abuse (CSA). We conducted a 20 year longitudinal...

Journal article
15 March 2017

With iPads becoming popular as 1:1 devices in many classrooms, this study of four schools explores the impact of iPads on pedagogy and the changes that were evident.

Journal article
14 March 2017

Compromised quality of caregiving is found in high-risk, substance-misusing mothers, emphasising the importance of early intervention that draws from attachment-based interventions.

Conference paper
1 March 2017

This paper investigates the likely impact of various renovations for six existing houses in South Australia mainly within the Adelaide climate zone representing a range of typical housing stock...

Journal article
23 February 2017

The aim of this study was twofold: first, to explore the experiences and opinions of key stakeholders regarding the intervention programme; and second, to understand the key enablers and barriers...

Chapter
13 February 2017

This chapter reports on an inquiry that investigated the current impact and how to increase the impact of an active citizenship education program that contains key elements of education for...

Article
27 January 2017

The newly released annual Demographia report on housing affordability has found – once again – that Australia has some of the least affordable housing markets in the world.

Journal article
20 January 2017

This research proposes a precinct-scale life-cycle model to support the energy evaluation at the precinct level, as well as the optimal planning and redevelopment of urban precincts.

Journal article
15 January 2017

This study investigated the associations between life history strategies, symptoms of psychopathology, aggression, incidence of self-harm behaviour, and attachment (perceived parental support) in...

Journal article
9 January 2017

This paper explores the range of infrastructure provision issues and seeks to identify the actual costs of provision in different locations. Three case studies in metropolitan Adelaide are used to...

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