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Image from 'Youth in the City' exhibition in Prato, Italy

Participatory research project maps the stories of multicultural youth in the Italian city of Prato

As part of a new international project, a diverse group of young people in Prato recently collaborated with researchers to produce an exhibition that creatively tells their stories of life in the multiethnic Italian city.

MMIC only 3 December, 2019
MMIC PhD scholar Prabha Bogoda Arachchige (far left) moderates a panel of culturally and linguistically diverse female business and community leaders for the ‘Women of Impact’ networking event, 6 November 2019

Women from diverse backgrounds share inspiring stories of securing and succeeding in leadership roles

Last month, MMIC PhD scholar Prabha Bogoda Arachchige moderated a panel and networking event aimed to raise awareness of the barriers faced by culturally and linguistically diverse women in securing leadership roles in Australia.

MMIC only 2 December, 2019

Cultivating empathy through conversation: new study to develop and measure new social interventions

A new study by Monash researchers will develop and measure interventions to reduce negative attitudes towards immigrants in the community.

MMIC only 16 October, 2019

New research from Alan Gamlen compares and critiques the use of ‘Immigrant Investor Programs’ for state development

In a new article, Alan Gamlen and international colleagues have called for a set of principles to ensure well-designed and well-run migration schemes that rely on investment and economic development.

Monash Migration and Inclusion Centre 17 September, 2019
IMISCOE map and logo

MMIC joins leading international network of research institutes and scholars of migration and diversity

The Monash Migration and Inclusion Centre (MMIC) has been announced as the first non-European member of IMISCOE, securing MMIC’s place as a leading voice on migration and diversity in the Asia Pacific.

Monash Migration and Inclusion Centre 16 September, 2019
MMIC researchers launching Oxfam-Monash report

Monash-Oxfam research provides compelling evidence of the social and economic benefits of reuniting refugees with their families

Research conducted under the Monash-Oxfam partnership has found refugees and migrants who reunite with their families are more likely to resettle successfully. The research reveals the devastating effects of separation on individuals, families

Monash Migration and Inclusion Centre 5 September, 2019

MMIC researchers contribute to and shape public debate in Social Sciences Week events

The Monash Migration and Inclusion Centre, in partnership with the Monash School of Social Sciences, is running two exciting events during Social Sciences Week week that showcase the world-leading research happening at the School.

MMIC only 2 September, 2019
VTMH 2019 Forum - Devon Bunce live scribe

The importance of community, sociability and diversity for wellbeing: report from the 2019 VTMH Forum

At the 2019 Victorian Transcultural Mental Health Forum, MMIC Director Rebecca Wickes presented a keynote to mental health practitioners, educators, and leaders, offering insight into how community networks foster social cohesion and support

MMIC only 26 August, 2019

Enhancing community cohesion through the promotion of positive and inclusive responses to fear of crime

Community concerns about crime can have both negative and positive impacts on civic engagement and social cohesion. MMIC Director Rebecca Wickes is featured in a major new international project to create practical tools

MMIC only 5 August, 2019