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24 May 2019

This book is inspired by the University of the South Pacific, the leading institution of higher education in the Pacific Islands region. It celebrates the collaboration of USP with the Australian National University in research, doctoral training, teaching and joint activities.

Journal article

17 Jul 2018

There would be little disagreement over the media’s crucial role in reporting extreme weather events and natural hazards, which have become more commonplace in Pacific Island Countries (PICs). However, for various reasons explored in this article, the media have generally failed to satisfactorily cover the...

Working paper

Working Paper No.1
1 Sep 2017

The working paper reports on the research project and its findings on why indigenous Fijian villagers eschewed the unique opportunity for windfall cash income from the sale of miracle water at a time of unprecedented hardship.


25 May 2009

Vijay Naidu of the University of the South Pacific argues that the Australian Defence White Paper 2009 “does not successfully incorporate Australia's foreign and economic policies in its immediate neighbourhood as a possible source of instability and security risk."

It "proposes the use...

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