Social Sciences Week

is a week-long series of events held across Australia each September offering insight into the impact of the social sciences on our lives.

5 – 11 September 2022

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The social sciences are key to understanding humanity, society and the institutions which govern our daily lives.

An initiative of several Australian social science associations and coordinated by the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, Social Sciences Week will grow again in 2022 with a combination of in-person, online and hybrid events.

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For the 2022 program, we are welcoming virtual, in-person and hybrid events. We welcome all social-science themed events and participants are encouraged to be as creative as possible.

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RMIT joins SSW2022 as a Gold Sponsor

RMIT joins SSW2022 as a Gold Sponsor

We are thrilled to welcome RMIT University's Centre for Urban Research, Urban Futures Enabling Capability Platforms and Social Change Enabling Capability Platform as a sponsor for Social Sciences Week 2022. In support of the week, they are offering some incredibly...

Secondary students: this event is for you! 

Secondary students: this event is for you! 

Did you know that the social sciences are key to helping us understand and address some of humanity’s biggest challenges?   They shape how our society functions, and focus on big issues like:   How do we want to live?   How can we learn...

SSW 2021: A celebration of our “other” sciences

SSW 2021: A celebration of our “other” sciences

A celebration of our “other” sciences Media Release – Thursday 2 September 2021 Science has been deservedly recognised during the pandemic: we’ve had a stark reminder of the importance of our medical scientists and epidemiologists.  But equally important and less...

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