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ANU-Data61 International Fellowships Program for Indonesian Civil Servants

21 January 2021

Background and objectives of the ANU-Data61 International Fellowship program On 31 August 2018, the Government of the Republic of Indonesia (GoI) and the Government of Australia (GoA) signed a...

Australian Research Council Discovery Grant funding awarded

27 November 2020

Sexual violence against children is a widespread social problem in Papua New Guinea, where capacity to respond to reported incidents is limited and only a minority of cases are reported to police....

Figure 1 In 2018, Nicole Haley (front row, black dress) hosted the Prime Minister of Tuvalu, Rt Hon Enelse Sosene Sopoaga, and his wife (front row, centre) at an event with Pacific Island students at ANU

Recognition for excellence in diversity and inclusion

24 November 2020

In an award ceremony hosted on 17 November by the ANU Vice Chancellor, Professor Brian Schmidt, Associate Professor Nicole Haley of the Department of Pacific Affairs (DPA) at the Coral Bell School of...

Poster spreading awareness regarding violence against women in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea. Photo by: Lindy Kanan, DPA

Dr Judy Putt discusses low conviction rates in PNG despite high domestic violence rates

9 October 2020

The 2018 Crime and Safety Perceptions Survey in PNG indicated that domestic violence was the third most common crime (in PNG) experienced in the previous 12 months by individuals or someone in their...

PNG researchers share their experiences in film

11 September 2020

In a short film commissioned by the Department of Pacific Affairs (DPA) and released here today, five PNG researchers share their experiences of doing research as part of a DPA-led research...

Our experts awarded grant for podcast series

1 September 2020

COVID-19 represents a massive global health, economic and political challenge. It is undoubtedly a gendered challenge too: women are the majority of healthcare workers internationally, take on more...

Kiribati — Controlling transhipments in port; source: Francisco Blaha.

‘Fishing for Success: Lessons in Pacific Regionalism’ launch

25 June 2020

Today we are pleased to launch this manuscript by Dr Transform Aqorau titled ‘Fishing for Success: Lessons in Pacific Regionalism’. In this personal account, Dr Aqorau describes the journey of the...

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How does the ‘Pacific’ fit into the ‘Indo-Pacific’?

15 May 2020

How does the ‘Pacific’ fit into the ‘Indo-Pacific’? What are the implications of the changing geopolitics of the Pacific Islands for the region and Australia? Does the ‘Blue Pacific’ concept have the...

Appel à contributions : Série PIPSA sur le thème “Démocratie, Souveraineté et Auto-Détermination dans le Pacifique

6 April 2020

[English version below] Le Département des Affaires Pacifiques (DPA) de l’Université Nationale d’Australie (ANU) a le plaisir de lancer un appel à contributions pour son dossier Spécial “PIPSA” à...

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Denghua Zhang on Pacific Studies in China

12 February 2020

In the last couple of decades, China’s policy-driven academic research agenda has been a double-edged sword – it both promotes and hinders Pacific research. DPA Research Fellow Denghua Zhang has...

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