Collaboration and consultation

At the Department of Sociology we engage in research collaboration and consultancy, as well as more informal ways of knowledge sharing.

We are able to provide advice and training on research methods, approaches to evaluation and a range of policy-related topics, including:

  • social services
  • diversity and inclusion
  • disaster resilience.

We also contribute to public debate, writing for publications aimed at broad audiences (such as The Conversation and Power to Persuade), and through regular media appearances.

We partner with a wide variety of organisations to enhance their research, advocacy and practice, including:

  • BaptistCare
  • The Whiddon Group
  • United Voice
  • The Health Services Union
  • Anglicare
  • Kincare
  • The Australian Services Union
  • The Australian Council of Trade Unions
  • The Inner West Council.

Members of the department sit on committees and boards in various external organisations, including Shelter NSW and COTA.

You will find examples of our engaged research here – feel free to browse, download, read and be inspired!

Enhanced learning experiences

Through our local and international partnerships, we are able to offer a rich range of learning experiences, in placements for undergraduate and masters by research students, and in international cotutelle higher degree research arrangements.

If you'd like to engage in our tradition of empirical and theoretical approaches to critical sociology, and find innovative solutions to contemporary social problems, please get in touch.

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Last updated: 17 Dec 2019