Challenging Racism Project

Prof Kevin Dunn pointing to laptop screen
Prof Kevin Dunn standing with research team members
Challenging Racism research team in discussion
Challenging Racism research team in discussion
Challenging Racism research team in discussion
Challenging Racism research team in discussion

The Challenging Racism Project is a highly successful research collective from Western Sydney University which collaborates with academics from Deakin University, Curtin University and the University of Technology Sydney. It has been principally funded by grants from the Australian Research Council and by other government agencies.

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Did you know that almost 40% of racist incidents occur in public spaces, including on public transport? 

The Challenging Racism Project has launched a series of Bystander Anti-Racism videos to help the public speak up and speak out.


The resilience and ordinariness of Australian MuslimsYoung muslim women holding soccer balls

A new Western Sydney University report: The resilience and ordinariness of Australian Muslims (opens in a new window) [PDF, 3607.6 KB] has found Muslims in Sydney face high rates of racism, but the vast majority list relations with non-Muslims as positive, and believe education and employment are more important than international affairs.