Rochelle Spencer

Rochelle Spencer is founding co-director of Murdoch University's Centre for Responsible Citizenship and Sustainability, an inter- and trans-disciplinary research hub that shapes new thinking and practice around three core streams: development; sustainability; nonprofit management and leadership.

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With COVID and Climate Change Showing Social Science’s Value, Why Cut it Now?

What are the three biggest challenges Australia faces in the next five to ten years? What role will the social sciences play in resolving these challenges? The Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia asked these questions in a discussion paper earlier this year. The backdrop to this review is cuts to social science disciplines around the country, with teaching taking priority over research.

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