Think tank

Hawke Research Institute for Sustainable Societies

HRISS

Adelaide, Australia

The mission of the Hawke Research Institute for Sustainable Societies is to deliver excellent cross-disciplinary research in the humanities and social sciences that supports an ecologically diverse and sustainable world of tolerant and inclusive democratic societies. Social sustainability can be broadly defined as strengthening societies in terms of inclusivity, social justice and participatory democracy. It has a values base and acknowledges the need for stronger ethics and values to ensure social inclusion, support for all in our societies, and the maintenance of trust in institutions as varied as government, corporations, schools and families. The 87 researchers within the institute have expertise spanning social policy, education, workplace change, gender, identity, ethics, reconciliation and conflict management. They collaborate with government agencies, non-government organisations, community groups and businesses, as well as like-minded researchers nationally and internationally.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.unisa.edu.au/hawkeinstitute/

Address:
Hawke Research Institute, University of South Australia, GPO Box 2471, Adelaide SA 5001

Country:
Australia

Sub-region:
Australia and New Zealand

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
International
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Business
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1997
Age (years)
Hawke Research Institute for Sustainable Societies
 23
Australia average
 31
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: University of South Australia
Founder gender: Not applicable
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Anthony Elliot
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2016): Prof Kerry London
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2019
Hawke Research Institute for Sustainable Societies
 20
Australia average
 30
Global average
 127
2016
Hawke Research Institute for Sustainable Societies
 4
% Female staff
2019
Hawke Research Institute for Sustainable Societies
 1%
Australia average
 0%
Global average
 0%
% Female researchers
2019
Hawke Research Institute for Sustainable Societies
 0%
Australia average
 0%
Global average
 0%

Organisational performance

Publications
2015
Hawke Research Institute for Sustainable Societies
 117
Australia average
 203
Global average
 156

Data notes

Last updated: 05/03/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Imported
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory
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