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Creating equitable grant opportunities for humanities researchers

The ARC is the only source of government funding for basic research in the humanities and the primary source of industry-related collaborative funding. What we know Federal funding for research in the humanities is more limited than it is for the sciences. Humanities and social sciences are explicitly excluded from participating in several targeted government […]

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Universities Accord Interim Report Submission 2023

The Australian Academy of the Humanities is the national body for the humanities in Australia. Our Fellowship comprises over 700 humanities leaders whose significant expertise and experience, nationally and internationally, we draw on to provide independent advice to government. We thank the Accord Panel for the opportunity to respond to the Interim Report. This submission

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New ARC report showcases humanities impact

The Academy of the Humanities welcomes a new report out today showing the impact of Australian Research Council (ARC) funded research: Impact Assessment of ARC-Funded Research. “We are particularly pleased that the impact analysis examines the holistic impact of research investment; in social, cultural, environmental, and economic terms,” said Australian Academy of the Humanities Executive

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Academy of the Humanities welcomes major ARC reform

The Australian Academy of the Humanities welcomes the Government’s response to the Review of the Australian Research Council (ARC). The Education Minister, Jason Clare MP announced has agreed or agreed in principle, to all 10 recommendations of the ARC Review. “The humanities were, overwhelmingly, the target of the former Minister’s veto of December 2021 –

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Acknowledgement of Country

The Australian Academy of the Humanities recognises Australia’s First Nations Peoples as the traditional owners and custodians of this land, and their continuous connection to country, community and culture.