School of Politics and International Relations - News

28
Sep
2016

PhD student's research finds gender bias in Australian media

New research from The Australian National University (ANU) has found significant gender bias in Australia's political media. The research involved a contextual analysis of media coverage relating to the Julia Gillard's and Malcolm Turnbull's respective rises to the role of Prime Minister... Read more

15
Sep
2016

PhD Writing Retreat at ANU Coastal Campus

Last weekend SPIR PhD students enjoyed a productive Writing Retreat at the ANU Kioloa Coastal Campus. The retreat took place from Friday 9th to Sunday 11th September, attended by nine SPIR PhD students and Prof. Ian McAllister. Over the two and a half days of the retreat participants enjoyed... Read more

23
Aug
2016

Discover all you want to know about Politics and International Relations at the ANU Open Day

If you’re thinking of studying Political Science or International Relations at either an undergraduate or postgraduate level, or if you’re a parent, family member or friend wondering what it’s all about, then come along to the ANU Open Day! Read more.Read more

06
Jul
2016

PhD Student Val Barrett reports on her field work in the UK Parliament

FIELD WORK IN THE UK PARLIAMENT MAY-JUNE 2016 I have just returned from an exciting period of SPIR-supported field work in London. My seven weeks working from the UK Parliament (with occasional visits to University College London) coincided with a tumultuous time in UK politics. Although my... Read more

25
May
2016

ANU student off to Geneva for World Trade Organisation internship

A student at The Australian National University (ANU) will work in Geneva on an eight-week internship with Australia’s Permanent Mission to the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Zack Drury understands it’s the first time the mission has offered the opportunity, which will run 30 May-29 July. “I’ll be... Read more

13
May
2016

ANU Arts alumnus appointed High Commissioner to Ghana

An arts and politics alumnus from The Australian National University (ANU) has been appointed Australia’s next top diplomat to west Africa. Andrew Barnes ( B Arts ’85) will from June become the High Commissioner in Accra, Ghana. The Australian High Commission, equivalent to an embassy, also has... Read more

13
May
2016

SPIR academics comment on the situation in Brazil

The political crisis in Brazil involving President Dilma Rousseff is attracting worldwide attention. SPIR academics have been active in the media commenting on the developing story. See their contributions below. This page will be regularly updated with new interviews as they come to hand. Dr Sean... Read more

18
Apr
2016

Students return from first ANU internship in Taiwan

Three ANU students of politics, Eric Chen, Bessie Zhang and Mike Cheung, have returned to Canberra after completing the university’s first internship program with partner institutions in Taiwan. The Taiwan Public Policy Internship Program, which began in 2015, is coordinated by the Australia and... Read more

01
Apr
2016

Humanities and Social Sciences disciplines remain number one in Australia

The College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) has again excelled in the latest round of QS World University rankings. Anthropology and Archaeology have been ranked for the first time in the QS World rankings, receiving rankings of 7 th and 8 th in the world respectively, and number one in... Read more

01
Mar
2016

ANU signs Memo of Understanding with the International Foundation for Electoral Systems

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on 1 March between ANU’s College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES). The MoU was concluded during an IFES delegation visit to ANU’s College of Arts & Social Sciences. The IFES delegation... Read more

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