Organisation

Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia


The Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that draws on the expertise of over 700 Fellows, elected for their distinguished contributions to the social sciences. It provides practical, evidence-based advice on important social policy issues, promotes understanding of the social sciences and champions excellence in research and teaching.

Report

Australia’s data-enabled research future: the social sciences

The aim of this project was to identify recent developments, opportunities, and priority gaps in Australia’s social science research data ecosystem.
Report

Big data for Australian social policy: developments, benefits and risks

This edited volume reports on the findings of a three-year ARC-funded project examining the application and use of big data, data linkage and related technologies in social policy.
Book

Principles of effective policy reform: lessons for Australia's climate change policy impasse

This edited volume presents ten policy reform case studies - from regional forestry agreements to activity-based funding in Victorian hospitals - to identify critical factors that may be relevant to Australia's current climate policy impasse.
Report

State of the social sciences 2021

Social sciences are the fields of research on, and knowledge about, society. They are deeply connected and embedded in our social systems and structures. This publication provides a compact guide to the trends, challenges and opportunities impacting Australian social science, to facilitate system-wide planning for...
Discussion paper

State of the social sciences report: discussion paper

Intended as a conversation starter, the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia Academy has prepared this discussion paper to capture the views, ideas and concerns of social science researchers, teachers, students, professionals, policymakers and employers across Australia.