August 1, 2022
Dr. Alastair Gornall to lead a $617,000 Ministry of Education Academic Research Fund Tier 2 Study on the History of Ecological Thought in Southeast AsiaDr. Alastair Gornall will lead a research team in a $617,000 Ministry of Education Academic Research Fund Tier 2 study titled “Buddhist Ecological Thought in Early Modern Southeast Asia.”
July 28, 2022
Lyle Fearnley to lead $178,332 MOE Academic Reasearch Fund Tier 2 StudyThe study aims to compare how consumers evaluate food quality and safety at wet markets and supermarkets in China, to examine what drives consumer preference for live poultry and explore how markets could be redesigned to achieve food safety and food quality.
April 29, 2022
ScreenLife Capture: A privacy-respecting, open-source, and user-friendly framework for collecting screenome data (on the top paper panel of the Mobile Communication Interest Group)As our interactions with each other become increasingly digitally mediated, there is growing interest in the study of people’s digital experiences.
April 29, 2022
Animal Crossing and Covid-19: A qualitative study of how a video game offered psychological sanctuary during the pandemic (top paper at the Game Studies Division)The increasing amount of time spent indoors and isolated during periods of lockdown has been accompanied by an increase in the time people spend playing video games.
April 26, 2022
Dr Nilanjan Raghunath will be Visiting Academic at the department of sociology at Cambridge UniversityDr Nilanjan Raghunath will be a Visiting Academic at the department of sociology at Cambridge University from June to July 2022. She will conduct research on the future of work and in particular the role of women in shaping sociological debates on automation.
April 7, 2022
HASS congratulates Dr Jin Murakami on the publication of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Assessment Report as Lead Author of Chapter 8On 4 April 2022, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its latest Climate Report (AR6 WGIII) for our evidence-based action. Dr. Jin Murakami, as Lead Author, contributed to Chapter 8: “Urban Systems and Other Settlements” by assessing the potential and challenges of cities worldwide in reducing GHG emissions through deep decarbonization and systemic transformation by 2050.
November 15, 2021
Dr Andrew Yee to lead research team in a $244,000 NIE Office of Education Research Funding Programme Tier 2 StudyWorking with Head of HASS Professor Lim Sun Sun and Associate Professor Nie Youyan at the National Institute of Education (NIE), Dr Andrew Yee will lead a research team in a $244,000 NIE Office of Education Research Education Research Funding Programme Tier 2 study.
September 20, 2021
Dr Nilanjan Raghunath publishes book titled ‘Shaping the Futures of Work: Proactive Governance and Millennials’Shaping the Futures of Work challenges popular misconceptions of tech-savvy young professionals riding the wave of digital disruption by detailing the realities of economic insecurity and precarious careers.
April 7, 2021
Dr Sandeep Ray publishes book titled ‘Celluloid Colony: Locating History and Ethnography in Early Dutch Colonial Films of Indonesia’How should colonial film archives be read? How can historians and ethnographers use colonial film as a complement to conventional written sources? Sandeep Ray uses the case of Dutch colonial film in Indonesia to show how a critically-, historically- and cinematically-informed reading of colonial film in the archive can be a powerful and unexpected source, and one more easily accessible today via digitisation.
October 28, 2020