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The College of Arts, Society and Education has a broad and varied research portfolio spanning the areas of Humanities, Anthropology, Archaeology, Creative Arts and Media, Social Work and Education. There is a strong research focus on the Tropics and the College is home to world-leading researchers.

In the tropics, more than anywhere else, environments and societies will see dramatic change in population growth, loss of biodiversity, and an apparent need for food production and security. The College of Arts, Society and Education is uniquely positioned to deliver excellence in research in these areas, and to address the grand challenges currently faced by tropical societies.

CASE news stories

Northern Dreams
Tue, 9 Jul 2019
JCU Adjunct Professor Dr Lyndon Megarrity has written Northern Dreams, a definitive history of the politics of northern development in Australia and winner of the 2019 Chief Minister’s Northern Territory History Book Award.

Grandparents raising kids need more support
Fri, 5 Jul 2019
A James Cook University study of the challenges grandparents face when acting as carers of their grandchildren has found they are in dire need of more support, and they are not seen as key to decisions made about their grandchildren.

Child protection workers traumatised
Wed, 29 May 2019
A James Cook University study of child protection workers across Queensland has found they commonly suffer traumatic stress and face many barriers to seeking help.

Assaulted cops call for mandatory sentencing
Fri, 3 May 2019
A new study reveals police officers who have been attacked on duty lack confidence in the justice system’s ability to adequately punish offenders.

3168 new places at JCU, with more to come
Wed, 16 Jan 2019
When university applicants check their offers on the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) website this morning (Wednesday 16 January) 1156 will discover an offer of a place to study at James Cook University.

CASE Research projects

Humanities and Creative Arts

Brennan, Claire (2018) Digital humanities, digital methods, digital history, and digital outputs: history writing and the digital revolution. History Compass, 16 (10).
Boulard, Florence Monique (2018) French classes in Australia need to acknowledge our Pacific neighbours too. The Conversation, 15 August 2018.

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Social Sciences

Hayes, Anna (2019) Explainer: who are the Uyghurs and why is the Chinese government detaining them? The Conversation, 15 February 2019. Published - 01 Jan 1970.
Moss, Patrick T., Ulm, Sean, Mackenzie, Lydia, Wallis, Lynley A., Rosendahl, Daniel, and Steinberger, Lincoln (2019) Robust local vegetation records from dense archaeological shell matrixes: a palynological analysis of the Thundiy shell deposit, Bentinck Island, Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, 11 (2). pp. 511-520. Published - 01 Jan 1970.

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Social Work

Zuchowski, Ines (2019) Raising the profile of social work field education- the opportunity of maintaining a field education audit. New Voices in Social Work Research, 21 June 2019. pp. 1-4.
Zuchowski, Ines (2019) Working together and external supervision. In: Gardner, Fiona, Theobald, Jacqui, Long, Natasha, and Hickson, Helen, (eds.) Field Education: creating successful placements. Oxford University Press, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, pp. 33-45.

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Education

Onnis, Leigh-ann, Klieve, Helen, and Tsey, Komla (2018) The evidence needed to demonstrate impact: a synthesis of the evidence from a phased social and emotional wellbeing intervention. Evaluation and Program Planning, 70. pp. 35-43.
Salter, Peta (2018) Spaces for variations in the Asia Literacy 'Policy Gap'. In: Soong, Hannah, and Cominos, Nayia, (eds.) Asia Literacy in a Global World: an Australian perspective. Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: issues, concerns and prospects, 45 . Springer, Singapore, pp. 87-100.

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