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Director's Notes on the Knowledge, Culture, Ecologies Conference

22 Nov 2017
Fifteen of us from the ICS are gathered here in Santiago for the fourth Knowledge/Culture conference. In the tradition of previous missives describing our engagement,   ...Read more.

ICS Co-Authors Australia's First National Children's News and Media Report

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16 Nov 2017
Australia’s first national children’s news and media report, co-authored by Dr Tanya Notley from the Institute for Culture and Society, was officially launched in Sydney   ...Read more.

ICS Researchers Awarded ARC Grants

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10 Nov 2017
Congratulations to Professor Deborah Stevenson and Dr Karen Soldatic for their successes in the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) grants, announced today.Professor Stevenson   ...Read more.

Podcast: Experts Weigh in on Resilience

07 Nov 2017
  As part of Western Sydney University's 2017 Research Week, the Institute for Culture and Society hosted a Thinking in Common panel on the theme   ...Read more.

Institute to Co-host Conference on Diversity and Disability Inclusion in Muslim Societies

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06 Nov 2017
The Institute for Culture and Society is proud to be a co-organiser of the International Conference on Diversity and Disability Inclusion in Muslim Societies: Experiences   ...Read more.

Researcher Helping Young People Navigate the Digital Age Wins Research Impact Competition

02 Nov 2017
Congratulations to Dr Philippa Collin from the Institute for Culture and Society who has taken out first place in the University's third annual Research Impact   ...Read more.

Paper Co-authored by Dr Alexandra Wong Receives Best Paper Award

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01 Nov 2017
Congratulations to Dr Alexandra Wong and her colleagues Dr Dallas Rogers (University of Sydney) and Dr Jacqueline Nelson (University of Technology Sydney) whose paper ‘Public   ...Read more.

WSU and Chile Strengthen Research Partnership

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31 Oct 2017
Western Sydney University’s Institute for Culture and Society (ICS) has signed Memorandum of Understandings with four leading Chilean Institutions in a move to formalise and   ...Read more.

A Rite of Passage in the Life of Professor David Rowe

20 Oct 2017
By ICS Director, Professor Paul James Rites of passage are important in life - specially for academics who choose to forego the usual clear markers   ...Read more.

Kolorob Jobs Awarded Prize in MIT Solve Challenge

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25 Sep 2017
Congratulations to the Kolorob Jobs app for being awarded a Solver's prize in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's 2017 Solve Challenge. As a winning solution,   ...Read more.

2016-17 ICS Annual Review Published

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16 Aug 2017
The Institute for Culture and Society (ICS) at Western Sydney University has just published its yearly 2016-17 Annual Review.The Annual Review opens with two   ...Read more.

Al Gore to headline Institute for Culture and Society EcoCity World Summit

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07 Jul 2017
To help make cities resilient in the face of rapid change, a series of international experts including former US Vice-President Al Gore will speak at   ...Read more.

Working Arts and Cultural Lives in Western Sydney: New ICS Report

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06 Jun 2017
A new report by Western Sydney University's Institute for Culture and Society (ICS) paints a complex picture of the role of the arts and cultural   ...Read more.

New Report Maps Culture in the City of Sydney

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18 May 2017
A new multi-layered database assists with the design of cultural policy in the CityA new independent report produced by the Institute for Culture and Society   ...Read more.

Kolorob App Wins National Mobile Application Award

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15 May 2017
The Institute for Culture and Society is pleased to announce that the Kolorob App has been awarded the title of 'Champion' in the 'Inclusion and   ...Read more.

Western Sydney University Ranked 8th Nationally for Sociology

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08 Mar 2017
A global assessment of research performance in the university sector has ranked Western Sydney University as 8th in Australia and in the global top 100   ...Read more.

New Report Maps Culture in the City of Sydney

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08 Mar 2017
A new independent report produced by the Institute for Culture and Society (ICS) commissioned by the City of Sydney has just been published. The report,   ...Read more.

Study Finds Australia Set to be the Most Connected Continent on the Planet

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03 Feb 2017
Australia is set to be the world's most connected continent following the completion of the nbn™ network rollout in 2020, according to new research released   ...Read more.

Parents urged to #talkb4sharing pictures of children

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27 Jan 2017
Digital safety experts from the Office of the Children's eSafety Commissioner and the Institute for Culture and Society have partnered in an education initiative   ...Read more.

Ghassan Hage on Reflexive Writing

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20 Jan 2017
On 13 December 2016, esteemed Professor Ghassan Hage gave a keynote presentation on 'Reflexive Writing' at Western Sydney University. The keynote presentation was part of   ...Read more.

Al Gore to be Principal Speaker at Ecocity Summit

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09 Jan 2017
We are delighted to announce that the Hon Al Gore (former US Vice President and current Chair of the Climate Reality Project) will be the   ...Read more.

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