Social scientists are shaping the world we live in

31 AUGUST 2022

Social scientists are shaping the world we live in

A series of online and in-person events will be hosted by University academics to demonstrate the differences they are making in social sciences.

  • Charles Sturt academics to host series of online and in-person events for Social Sciences Week, all events are open to the public
  • The social sciences include accounting, criminology, education, political science, human geography, and statistics
  • Social Sciences Week will be held from Monday 5 to Sunday 11 September in 2022

Charles Sturt University academics will showcase the impactful research they are conducting as they aspire to make meaningful differences and improvements to the world during Social Sciences Week.

Social Sciences Week is held this year from Monday 5 to Sunday 11 September to demonstrate and promote how the social sciences – including accounting, criminology, economic history, education, marketing, political science, human geography, social medicine and statistics – have shaped our nation.

Lecturer in Human Geography in the Charles Sturt School of Agricultural, Environmental and Veterinary Sciences Dr Jennifer Bond (pictured) said social sciences will play an important role in the future of our nation.

She said Charles Sturt academics are committed to research that produces real-world solutions to help across many facets of everyday life.

“The world is complex and the grand challenges of the present and future will need input from the social sciences,” she said.

“Social Sciences Week is a great opportunity for academics to share their social science research with industry and community groups, have discussions and contribute to vibrant communities and sustainable development of our regions. 

“All of the presentations and lectures are open to the public.

“It’s also a great opportunity for us within the University to see how much great work is going on in this space.”

Charles Sturt academics will take part in online and in-person events as part of the week, including:

Dr Will Dobud will host several sessions, including:

More information, dates and how to register for events are available at the links above or on the Social Sciences Week website.

Media Note:

For more information or to arrange an interview, contact Nicole Barlow at Charles Sturt Media on mobile 0429 217 026 or

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