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The Institute for the Study of Social Change builds on the University of Tasmania’s national reputation for research by bringing together more than 200 affiliated researchers spanning a diverse range of disciplines.
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The Institute for the Study of Social Change brings together researchers across the University of Tasmania who are passionate about understanding and addressing social change in this state and beyond.
Institute staff, together with our colleagues across the university, deliver a range of policy, demographic and social research services aimed at informing public policy and community debate.
We present free public events aimed at stimulating discussion around key issues affecting Tasmania and the wider community.
Director. Richard is a political scientist specialising in tax and budget politics.
Deputy Director. Meredith is a feminist sociologist who studies the depth and character of gender-based inequalities.
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