Tackling Tasmania’s big challenges: Social Sciences at the Parliament of Tasmania

University of Tasmania

An evening where Social Sciences researchers meet with Members of the Tasmanian Parliament. On Wednesday 7 September 2022, researchers from the University of Tasmania, in partnership with Social Sciences Week, meet with Members of the Tasmanian Parliament in a closed session to discuss tackling Tasmania’s big challenges including: Professor Victoria Carrington and Professor Karen Martin : Trauma informed practice in Tasmanian schools – what does this mean? Professor Nicholas Farrelly: How does our engagement with Asia change under a new Federal Government. Associate Professor Catherine Robinson: Better, bigger, stronger: Improving responses to unaccompanied homeless children in Tasmania. Following the session, each talk will be made into a series of podcasts that address Tasmania’s key challenges politically, economically and culturally, consider where we want to be in 10 years, and focus on biggest areas of influence now.