Our research projects

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

Emma Stansbie, Business RAAF
Asia-Pacific Development & Security

The Asia Pacific Development & Security Research Group are experts working on current significant socio-political changes affecting the Asia-Pacific region. Our researchers explore topics including gender, religion and development.

Conflict & society

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

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.

War Studies

Humanities research applied to contemporary challenges. UNSW Canberra has the largest concentration of military historians in Australia, and has long been a leading institution for the study of war.