Australian Centre for Cultural Environmental Research (AUSCCER)

Australian Centre for Cultural Environmental Research (AUSCCER)

AUSCCER Sophie-May Kerr The Stand photo smaller sizeThe future of housing: families in apartments 

PhD researcher Sophie-May Kerr is looking at how more families are choosing to live in units, rather than pursue the dream of owning a house. 

Read the article from the University of Wollongong's The Stand, about Sophie-May's research.

Photo: Paul Jones

Associate Professor Adams wins prestigious Calibre Essay Prize

Read more about the Calibre Essay Prize being awarded to Associate Professor Adams

Associate Professor of Human Geography, Michael Adams has been awarded the prestigious Australian Book Review’s Calibre Essay Prize for his essay ‘Salt Blood’, a deep dive into the ancient practise of freediving.

Read more about the Calibre Essay Prize being awarded to Associate Professor Adams

Listen to Michael's interview on the ABC radio with Richard Fidler about his Essay and how freedriving helped him understand his father's suicide. 

The town all shook up over Elvis

AUSCCER Chris Gibson Outback Elvis book

How the King of Rock 'n' Roll put the sleepy town of Parkes on the map and captured the imagination of a pair of geographers.

Read about the town all shook up over Elvis

Discover Social Sciences Human Geography

Discover Social Sciences Human Geography

In this video Dr Nick Gill and Professor Noel Castree explain the benefits of studying Human Geography in the Bachelor of Social Science at UOW.

Discover Social Sciences Human Geography

Other Current Research Projects

Further information on current School of Geography and Sustainable Communities research projects is available at Social Sciences Research.

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