Professor Donald McNeill wins Researcher of the Year Award

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12 Dec 2016
Congratulations to Professor Donald McNeill who has won the Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Award for Researcher of the Year 2016.The award recognises outstanding work in research and   ...Read more.

ICS at the Crossroads

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29 Nov 2016
Just as people in Australia are turning their minds to the Christmas holidays, many ICS researchers and research students are seeing out 2016 with over   ...Read more.

Tim Rowse Awarded Title of Emeritus Professor

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10 Nov 2016
The Institute for Culture and Society congratulates Professor Tim Rowse who has been awarded the title of Emeritus Professor for his major contribution to his   ...Read more.

Australian Research Council 2017 Grants Announced

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02 Nov 2016
Congratulations to ICS researchers on the award of three new Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Project grants. The Institute's winning projects are 'Assembling and Governing   ...Read more.

Inaugural Meeting of Digital Data and Society Consortium

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07 Oct 2016
ICS members Brett Neilson, Ned Rossiter, Tanya Notley, Liam Magee are members of a new Digital Data and Society Consortium. The Consortium takes a social   ...Read more.

David Rowe Appointed to prestigious Academy of Social Sciences

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26 Sep 2016
Professor David Rowe from the Institute of Culture and Society has been elected a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA).The   ...Read more.

Study Discovers the Cultural Tastes of Modern Australians

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14 Sep 2016
A landmark survey from the Institute for Culture and Society has uncovered significant divides in the cultural tastes of Australians, with class, level of education,   ...Read more.

New App Co-designed With Low-income Communities Reduces Information Gap to Dhaka Services

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05 Sep 2016
The winding streets and scattered services of Bangladesh's crowded capital Dhaka are being mapped by youth volunteers and uploaded to the web for the first   ...Read more.

ICS Releases 2015-16 Annual Review

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25 Aug 2016
The Institute for Culture and Society (ICS) at Western Sydney University has just published its yearly 2015-16 Annual Review (opens in a new window)(PDF,7.1MB). The   ...Read more.

SoundMinds Radio Finalist in CBAA Community Radio Awards

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26 Jul 2016
The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) announced this week that SoundMinds Radio is a finalist in the 2016 CBAA Community Radio Awards in the   ...Read more.

Professor Dick Hobbs Receives British Society of Criminology Outstanding Achievement Award

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14 Jul 2016
The Institute for Culture and Society congratulates Professor Dick Hobbs, who has been recognised for his major contribution to criminological research and education as the   ...Read more.

Cultural Venues and Infrastructure Mapping Survey

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28 Jun 2016
Have you or your organisation ever been involved in any performances or cultural activities in the City of Sydney Local Government Area? If so, we   ...Read more.

Young People, Engagement and Public Policy Report Published

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22 Jun 2016
A new report on young people, engagement and public policy calls for more effective ways of involving young people in policy making processes and provides   ...Read more.

Interactive Digital Map Showcases Best of Western Sydney

26 May 2016
As Western Sydney embraces a raft of new developments, Western Sydney University is asking locals to help create an emotional heat map of the region   ...Read more.

New Project with City of Sydney

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20 May 2016
ICS has recently been awarded a consultancy contract of $97,850 to undertake a project entitled ‘Mapping Cultural Venues and Infrastructure in the City of Sydney   ...Read more.

Cultural Intelligence Report Published

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13 May 2016
The Institute for Culture and Society (ICS) has released a summation report of the Cultural Intelligence for a Complex World Cross-Sector Symposium, hosted at Western   ...Read more.

Latest ARC Grant Success

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10 May 2016
Congratulations to ICS researchers Associate Professor Juan Francisco Salazar, Professor Paul James, Dr Liam Magee and partner researchers who have been awarded an Australian Research   ...Read more.

Bob Hodge Awarded Title of Emeritus Professor

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11 Apr 2016
The Institute for Culture and Society congratulates Professor Bob Hodge who has been awarded the title of Emeritus Professor for his distinguished contribution to teaching   ...Read more.

Vale Distinguished Professor John Urry

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23 Mar 2016
John Urry (centre) with ICS researchers Kay Anderson and Greg Noble in 2007 in front of the giant map of Greater Western Sydney in Building   ...Read more.

Australian Families Embrace Technology to Improve Wellbeing and Relationships

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09 Feb 2016
Far from bemoaning new technologies, a new report has found that Australian families are embracing the digital world and even using it to improve their   ...Read more.

New Goal-setting App Promotes Help-seeking From Teen Perspective

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08 Feb 2016
Innovative new research, in collaboration with young people and Western Sydney University, has taken 'Truth or Dare' to a whole new level for 2016.Goalzie is   ...Read more.

Gay Hawkins to Speak at H2O Water Bar Event

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04 Feb 2016
As part of the H2O Water Bar installation created by artist Janet Laurence and hosted by the City of Sydney, Professor Gay Hawkins will join   ...Read more.

Alternative Australian Flag Survey Results Announced

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27 Jan 2016
With support from the Institute for Culture and Society at Western Sydney University, historian Dr Benjamin T. Jones designed the Alternative Australian Flag Survey to   ...Read more.

ICS Researchers Win University Excellence Awards

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05 Jan 2016
Congratulations to Professor David Rowe, Associate Professor Amanda Third, and the Safe and Well Online team (Dr Philippa Collin and Dr Teresa Swist) for their   ...Read more.