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The Social Research Centre has developed the first stage Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) in partnership with Reconciliation Australia.


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Inform decision-making and advance our understanding of Australian Society and our place in the world through world-class social research and evaluation

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We are proud to work with Commonwealth and jurisdictional governments and leading Australian institutions

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The latest from us and the social research industry

Wishing you all a safe and relaxing festive season! See you in 2022.
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Biggest Congratulations Professor @Matt_C_Gray and Professor Nicholas Biddle on receiving the Vice Chancellor's A…
We are delighted to announce that Kylie Brosnan joined the Social Research Centre as Executive Director, Client Str…
We are pleased to announce the appointment of three new members to our Board of Directors. Welcome Missy Nachbar, B…
Biggest congratulations to our board member Toni Makkai on being appointed a member of the Order of Australia.…
New study released based on our Life in Australia online panel.

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We are owned by the Australian National University (ANU) and have unprecedented access to ANU researchers and ANU's world class research environment.

The ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods is a joint initiative of the Social Research Centre and the Australian National University (ANU). The Centre provides significant Australian capacity in undertaking research into applied social research and evaluation methods.

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