Research in the College of Arts, Law and Education provides social, cultural and creative expertise towards solving many of the most complex and baffling problems faced by humans and the planet.
Based in the schools of Social Sciences, Education, Humanities, Law and the Creative Arts, and our specialised institutes and centres, our researchers work across community, industry and international networks to help shape contemporary debates and to address pressing issues.
Explore our Work
How language can help us love and care for a frozen land
Antarctica is at a crossroads. This frozen continent at the bottom of our planet has the potential to either become one of the most fiercely contested zones in the world, or the most collaborative.
The intersection of genetics and the law
At the University of Tasmania's Centre for Law and Genetics, experts in their respective fields work together to untangle the ethical, social and legal implications of genetic discoveries and technologies.
How does island life shape Tasmanians?
What does it mean to be an 'islander', on a small piece of land at the bottom of the world?