Humanities Arts and Social Science (HASS)

Alternate Term Label:
HASS
Guide

How to engage with policy makers: a guide for academics in the arts and humanities

This guide shows that there are steps that academics can take to improve their engagement with public policy and to make it meaningful for their research. While these activities may involve an investment of time, they offer the opportunity to make a tangible difference, and...
Report

Leveraging the skills of social sciences and humanities graduates

This report briefly reviews existing research on emerging employer needs and employment prospects for university graduates (particularly in social sciences and humanities), before mapping out approaches that aim to support graduates’ transition into employment.
Submission

Education Council Review of Senior Secondary Pathways: DASSH response

The Australasian Council of Deans of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (DASSH) is the authoritative agency on research, teaching and learning for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS) in Australian and New Zealand universities.
Submission

DASSH response to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Nationhood, National Identity and Democracy (2019)

This response will focus on the role of HASS education in promoting, strengthening and securing the ongoing stability of democracy and democratic values in the Australian nation.
Submission

DASSH response to the Australian Academy of the Humanities "Future humanities workforce" discussion paper

In responding to the Future humanities workforce discussion paper, DASSH intends primarily to provide insights from the perspective of leaders in the academic humanities workforce.
Submission

DASSH submission to the Inquiry into Funding Australia's Research (2018)

In this submission, DASSH sets out the key areas of concern for Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS) disciplines in the higher education sector.
Submission

DASSH Response to the Inquiry into Provisions of the Higher Education Support Legislation (Student Loan Sustainability) Bill (2018)

Despite the proven contributions of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences sector to the knowledge economy, attracting HASS students to enter and continue their studies in HASS degrees is creating additional burdens for students and families.
Report

Humanities, arts and social sciences (HASS) degrees: powering workforce transformation through creativity, critical thinking and human interaction

In contrast with the ‘technical and specialist skills’ associated with STEM, contributions from graduates of the HASS sector are poorly understood. This report makes the case for a clearer articulation of the value of HASS in the context of Australia’s future workforce.
Literature review

Future humanities workforce: literature review

In this literature review, ‘humanities’ refers to the fields of study and research that investigate human cultures, values and beliefs. This generally includes studies in the creative arts and writing; language, communication and culture; history and archaeology; and philosophy and religious studies.
Discussion paper

Future humanities workforce: discussion paper

This consultation paper is designed to identify key issues, data sources, policy opportunities and practical solutions relevant to future-proofing Australia’s humanities research workforce.