Humanities Arts and Social Science (HASS)

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
HASS
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Do humanities graduates have the same job prospects as science graduates?

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...
Working paper

Exploring the multiple contributions of the arts and humanities to leadership

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...
Report

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.
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.