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ANU ranked in the top 10 international universities

1 February 2017

The ANU has been named in the top 10 of the world’s most international universities. The 2017 Times Higher Education international universities rankings has ANU at seventh in the world and...

Oceans Governance: Shaping our Future’ Conference.  Image SSGM

ANU and USP Work Together to Advance Thinking on Ocean Governance

5 December 2016

Oceans governance is a key priority area for the Pacific region. SSGM in partnership with the School of Government, Development and International Affairs at the University of the South Pacific held...

SSGM image, Honiara City Council sign

Urbanisation in Honiara: Managing Change, Creating Opportunities

23 September 2016

Pacific Island cities have some of the most rapid rates of urbanisation in the world, attracting rural migrants, particularly youth, in search of a better life. Within these cities significant...

Recent fieldwork with returning seasonal workers in Vanuatu

30 June 2016

In May 2016 over 600 workers from New Zealand’s Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme and 64 workers from Australia’s Seasonal Worker Program (SWP) returned to Vanuatu. As a part of her nine-...

Small-scale mining in Bougainville: Impacts and policy responses

22 June 2016

This Report presents interim research findings from a research project on small scale mining (SSM) in Bougainville. An Interim Report has been produced because while the project is still under way,...

Gender, Violence and Development course

10 June 2016

A new course, Gender, Violence and Development, designed by Jenny Munro and Richard Eves of SSGM, examines issues of gender and violence in the context of development in Melanesia and the Pacific....

Stop violence against women and girls mural

Do No Harm: Understanding the relationship between women’s economic empowerment and violence against women in Melanesia

12 May 2016

Richard Eves has just returned from five weeks in Papua New Guinea, where he undertook fieldwork as part of the project, Do No Harm: Understanding the Relationship Between Women’s Economic...

Vanuatu Law Commission

Research skills training for the Vanuatu Law Commission

18 April 2016

Miranda Forsyth and Anthony Regan are in Vanuatu to deliver a one-week training course for staff of the Vanuatu Law Commission (VLC) to develop research skills that support the development of...

Seoul at night. Image from Flickr, courtesy of Brad Hammonds.

Tackling the region’s policy challenges

28 January 2016

New issue of Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies confronts key policy concernsFrom simmering tensions in the South China Sea, to fledging democracy in Myanmar, and developing relationships between...

New Horizons

New Horizons

16 December 2015

From recruiting terrorists online to using memes to insult Islamic State, the digital realm is rapidly reshaping politics and power in the 21st century. With many more examples like the above, the...

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