Graduate Research

Rick Qi wins prestigious Humanities Travelling Fellowship

Dr. Lintao (Rick) Qi has been awarded an Australian Academy of Humanities Travelling Fellowship to pursue his research in Japan. Rick’s project, Jin Ping Mei in Japan: Translations, Adaptations, and Circulations, follows on from his PhD research on the English translations of Jin Ping Mei (published in May by Routledge). “While my PhD was on the English translations of…

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Review: Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme Victoria – Have your say

The Gender and Family Violence team of researchers at Monash University have been contracted by Family Safety Victoria to conduct an independent Review of the Information Sharing Scheme and processes of implementation. As part of the next stage of the review, we are seeking women (through service providers) who might be willing to share their experiences about information sharing practices within the Victorian family violence system.

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PMSI Postgraduate Network Update

The PMSI Focus Program launched a postgraduate network in early 2018 to bring together PhD students interested in migration and social inclusion issues. The network now includes more than 30 PhD candidates from across the Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Law, and the Monash Sustainable Development Institute. Thesis topics include settlement and integration issues for…

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BOb Submission to Inquiry on Migration Review Processes Associated with Visa Cancellations Made on Criminal Grounds

The Federal Government recently announced an inquiry into the visa cancellation review process for those who have their visa cancelled under s501 of the Migration Act – refusal or cancellation of a visa on character grounds. Rebecca Powell and Leanne Weber from the Border Crossing Observatory drafted a submission to the Joint Standing Committee on…

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Welcome Goshu Tefera: Researching the temporalities of refugee integration in Australia

We welcome PhD student Goshu Tefera to the PMSI Postgraduate Network. From the discipline of Human Geography and under the supervision of Associate Professor Alan Gamlen, Goshu is researching ‘The temporalities of refugee integration in Australia’ focusing on the experiences of Ethiopian-Australians from a refugee background in regards to integration, time and associated temporalities.  He…

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HSSM Symposium and Grant Accelerator Workshop – 25 and 26 October 2018

In October this year, HSSM will hold a major symposium and grant accelerator workshop for which we are currently welcoming abstracts and proposals. Symposium – A pill for every ill?: Dialogues on drug practices, possibilities and harms We welcome papers from scholars in the humanities, social sciences and medicine on these and other themes pertaining to therapeutic…

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Strengthening collaboration with IITB

As part of the continued strengthening collaboration between the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) and the Faculty of Arts, Professor Pushpa Trivedi, Head of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences visited the Faculty from 12-16 February 2018. She was one of a 17-member delegation visiting Monash University from the IITB-Monash Research Academy. Professor…

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Community sentiments and perceptions of Victoria Police

Monash PhD researcher looks into police legitimacy in the City of Monash Allegra Schermuly, a former perioperative nurse from the UK, decided that a change was imminent after 20 years of nursing and enrolled in a Diploma of Liberal Arts at Chisholm TAFE in Frankston, later enrolling in a Bachelor of Arts at Monash, with…

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Measuring consciousness: a philosophical approach to the science of consciousness

What kinds of brain activity are evidence for consciousness? How might you use tools like neuroimaging or EEG to justify ascribing consciousness to brain-damage patients? These are just some of the questions that Monash Arts researcher, Professor Tim Bayne is looking into, complimenting scientific and medical understanding of the human brain with his new research…

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