Chair of the Group of Eight research universities Margaret Gardner has criticised the Federal Government for ignoring the evidence on which degrees lead to jobs, as it cuts university student fees for science courses and doubles them for social sciences and humanities in a bid...
This study explored the ways in which the arts and humanities might inform future leadership. The aim was to gather diverse insights across varying fields and consider how these insights might inform leadership responses to some of the most pressing and profound challenges and opportunities...
Affiliation in transition: rethinking society membership with early-career researchers in the social sciences
This paper explores new forms of connection and community for early-career researchers, which are often facilitated by social media and other communication technologies.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
In this submission, DASSH sets out the key areas of concern for Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS) disciplines in the higher education sector.
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.