Monash Arts celebrated Social Sciences Week with free panels and events. From the impacts of COVID-19 on gender based violence and young people's lives, through to the challenges in sustainable business practices and how social scientists can help to change our world for the better. Hosted by the School of Social Science.
Researchers from the Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre and the Centre for Gender, Peace and Security discuss their research into the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on gendered violence in Australia, the Indo-Pacific region and the United Kingdom.
How has COVID-19 affected youth futures in Australia? Researchers from Monash’s School of Social Sciences discuss young people’s futures in Australia, with a focus on politics and civic engagement and culturally and linguistically diverse Australian youth. This event also includes the awards ceremony for the Social Justice Matters video essay competition.
Researchers from Monash Human Geography in conversation with their partners from industry, government, and community organisations discuss the important role of social science in identifying the opportunities and barriers businesses face in implementing policies and technological innovations that drive sustainability.
What social justice issues matter most to Australian young people? High School students from across Australia submitted short videos telling us what the issue is, who it affects and what can be done to solve it. Watch the Highlights Reel here.