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The Swinburne Institute for Social Research

The Swinburne Institute for Social Research is one of the largest social science and humanities research centres in Australia. We produce relevant and outstanding research across a range of critical issues, including the sustainability of our cities, the impact of digital technologies, and the movement of people across borders. Or researchers work with industry, government and community partners to extend the evidence base, identify solutions to complex problems and contribute to public debate. 

News

Events

  • Social and political aspects of ageing

    Friday 10 October

    Brian Costar, Scott Ewing and Peter Robinson present on three topics - the effects of ageing on political views, internet use and gay men's life experiences.

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    Indigenous studies reading group

    Convenes monthly

    A reading group for all Swinburne staff and students researching in field of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and international Indigenous studies.

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    Identity Research Network Seminars

    Friday 31 October

    A series of seminars bringing together researchers working on themes of identity.


The Swinburne Institute is proud to contribute to:

Low Carbon Living CRC

Centre of Excellence Creative Industries & Innovation

Co-op Research Centre for Spatial Information

Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute