Both of the professional social work programs at UTAS, the Bachelor of Social Work and the professional qualifying Masters of Social Work, have recently been re-accredited by the Australian Association of Social Workers for a further five years. The professional Social Work programs at UTAS were highly commended by the AASW for their quality, comprehensiveness and innovation in delivery.
Congratulations to Dr Michelle Gabriel, who has been awarded $121,000 for a project investigating the housing needs of people with dementia, and Dr Daphne Habibis, who has received $148,000 for a project investigating emerging models of tenancy management in remote Aboriginal communities.
Sonya's project is entitled 'Reducing Vulnerability to Suicide: Exploring the Situated Contexts of Professionals' Optimistic and Pessimistic Approaches to Suicide Risk Assessment'.
Meredith's project is entitled 'Remembering Mothers; Photography and Tasmanian Cultural Memory'.
Congratulations to Professor Rob White, who has been awarded the Stephen Crook Memorial Prize at the recent Brisbane conference of the Sociological Association of Australia for the best sociology book published in the past two years (2010-2011).
Congratulations to Assoc. Prof. Bruce Tranter for his success in achieving these grants.
UTAS has been named a founding member of this network. Congratulations to Assoc. Prof. Maggie Walter, who will be the Deputy Director, and who will establish the first node of the network at UTAS.
If you are considering studying a unit during the summer semester in 2013 (semester 3), the School of Sociology and Social Work is offering two units on the Hobart campus that may interest you.
Congratulations to Dr Daphne Habibis, who will be the chief investigator for this project, funded by the National Housing Research Program ($1.15 million).
We warmly congratulate Professor Adrian Franklin who has recently been awarded the 2012 VC's Excellence Award for Outstanding Community Engagement for his Research Life of Arts Object project.
Congratulations to Assoc. Prof. Keith Jacobs for his success in achieving an ARC Future Fellowship award.
Prof. Adrian Franklin has been successful in being awarded an ARC Linkage Grant.
There has been lots of discussion in the media recently about young people's use of the Internet.
The Bachelor of Social Science can now be studied in Hobart as well as Launceston
Authorised by the Interim Head of School, Social Sciences
7 May, 2012