Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences Centres of Excellence Workshop

Date: 5 December 2023Time: 8:30AM - 5:00PM AEDT

Location: Canberra & Online

Join us in Canberra or online for insights on the Australian Research Council’s (ARC) premier Centres of Excellence program.

There are major opportunities for aspiring researchers in the humanities, arts, and social sciences to design transformational research programs and strategic partnerships with enduring impact in the lead up to the 2026 CoE round and beyond.

The workshop is a joint initiative of the Australian Research Council (ARC), Australian Academy of the Humanities (AAH), Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA), and the Australasian Council of Deans of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (DASSH).

Location: Majura Theatre, 11 Lancaster Place, Majura Park, Canberra Airport
Online: Link will be sent to the email address in the registration

The exciting lineup of speakers includes:

  • Judi Zielke – CEO, Australian Research Council
  • Prof Christina Twomey FAHA, FASSA – Chief Research Officer, ARC
  • Prof Anika Gauja – Executive Director, Social, Behavioural and Economic Sciences, ARC
  • Prof Alison Ross – Executive Director, Humanities and Creative Arts, ARC
  • Prof Lynette Russell AM, FASSA, FAHA – Deputy Director, ARC Centre of Excellence for Indigenous and Environmental Histories and Futures
  • Prof Bronwyn Carlson FAHA – Deputy Director, ARC Centre of Excellence for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
  • Prof Susan Danby FASSA – Director, ARC Centre of Excellence for the Digital Child
  • Prof Janeen Baxter FASSA – Director, ARC Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course
  • Stephen Gray – Chief Operating Officer, ARC Centre of Excellence for the Weather of the21st Century
  • Prof Lori Lockyer – Executive Dean, Faculty of Creative Industries, Education and Social Justice (CIESJ), QUT.

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Acknowledgement of Country

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