Our research projects

Discover how UNSW Canberra’s School of Humanities & Social Sciences is leading the conversation through our research projects.

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Asia-Pacific development & security

The Asia-Pacific Development & Security Research Group draws on the expertise of researchers working on significant socio-political changes affecting the Asia-Pacific region.  We’re seeking candidates to work on projects in line with the group’s key research themes.

Conflict & society

The UNSW Canberra Conflict & Society Research Group concentrates on the history of war across its social, cultural and military dimensions.

Environment & governance

The Environment & Governance Research Group has a common focus on improving law, public policy and international cooperation in protecting ecosystems.

Future operations

Future Operations Research seeks to understand and analyse the operational environment and the threats, risks and opportunities that military forces will face in the future.

International ethics

Our research brings together international relations, political theory and moral philosophy to address ethical questions in international politics.

Maritime security

This initiative brings together scholars across disciplines interested in maritime security, including not only traditional hard security concerns, but also human security, maritime crime, and the blue economy.