Shut up and Write; and Read and Discuss

This group aims to create a friendly environment to support the research writing process. As the participants in this group share Indigenous research interests to varying degrees, this exchange of ideas can only lead to better research outcomes and design. Come Join us!!!

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Shut up and Write; and Read and Discuss

‘For the Love of the Game' was awarded the Public Policy Award 2015

The ‘Cricket Project’ Report ‘For the Love of the Game' has won the Public Policy Award at the 2015 ANU Media and Outreach Awards presented on 09 December 2015

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‘For the Love of the Game' was awarded the Public Policy Award 2015

Reconciliation Lecture 2015

In the 2015 ANU Reconciliation Lecture, Mr Rudd will explore the role of symbols in our cultures and identities, and the fundamental need to link symbolic national gestures like the Apology with substantive actions and measurable outcomes, like the Closing the Gap strategy to overcome Indigenous disadvantage.

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Reconciliation Lecture 2015

Welcome to the National Centre for Indigenous Studies

Led by Professor Mick Dodson AM, the National Centre for Indigenous Studies (NCIS) promotes and initiates cross-disciplinary research and teaching in a wide range of areas of relevance to Indigenous Australians. Through this research, NCIS aims to deepen Australia's understanding of Indigenous cultures and histories and ensure Indigenous knowledge, perspectives and experiences are respected, valued, accessed and incorporated into all learning environments at The Australian National University (ANU) and beyond.

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NCIS staff and Higher Degree by Research (HDR) candidates are involved in a range of research projects across the field of Indigenous studies.

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Enriching the scholarly and public understanding of Australian Indigenous cultures and histories.

Acknowledgement of country

We acknowledge and celebrate the First Australians on whose traditional lands we meet and work, and whose cultures are among the oldest continuing cultures in human history.

» read the ANU Reconciliation Action Plan

» read the National Centre for Indigenous Studies, Year in Review 2014 (PDF 2.7MB)

Recent & forthcoming research outputs

  • Adcock, Fleur, 'Leveraging the UN Special Procedures to implement the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous peoples', in: A. Erueti (ed.), Aotearoa and Implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples – Theory and Practice, Victoria University Press, Wellington (forthcoming) pp:xxx. BOOK CHAPTER.
  • Close, Sophia, 'Perceptions of development in Timorese communities', in: TBA (ed.), Proceedings of the 4th Timor-Leste Studies Association (TLSA) Research Conference 'Understanding Timor-Leste 2013' held at Liceu Campus, National University of Timor-Lorosae (UNTL), Dili, Timor-Leste, 15–16 July 2013, National University of Timor-Lorosa’e (UNTL), Díli, Timor-Leste (forthcoming) pp:xxx. BOOK CHAPTER.
  • Chapman, Robert; Holmes, Miles; Kelly, Linda; Smith, Diane; Weepers, Jayne; Wright, Alyson (authored) 'Yakarra-pardija-pina: insights from a developmental approach to rebuilding governance in Aboriginal communities', Aboriginal Studies Press, Australian Institute of Aboriginal of Torres Strait Islander Studies' (AIATSIS), Canberra, ACT (forthcoming) xxx pages. BOOK.
  • Adcock, Fleur, 'Diluted control: A critical analysis of the Wai262 report on Maori traditional knowledge and culture', in: M. Rimmer (ed.), Indigenous Intellectual Property: A Handbook of Contemporary Research, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham (UK) and Northampton (Mass.) (forthcoming) pp:xxx. BOOK CHAPTER.
  • Koch, Grace, 'LEGACY COLLECTIONS, THEIR VALUE AND THEIR ACCESSIBILITY', Journal of the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archive, International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives, Vol.46, 2016, pp:. JOURNAL ARTICLE.
  • Wensing, Ed, 'Dealings in native title and statutory Aboriginal land rights lands in Australia: What land tenure reform is needed?', Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR) No. 35, CAEPR, The Australian National University Acton ACT 2601, Australia, 2016, pp:207-222. CAEPR RESEARCH MONOGRAPH.

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News

Congratulations to Myles Mitchell

Myles Mitchell was awarded the Watervale Graduate Award to achieve the valued personal and professional goal of PhD completion

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Congratulations to Edward Wensing

Congratulations on receiving the appointment as an Adjunct Associate Professor to the College of Marine and Environmental Sciences at James Cook University

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Updated:  29 March 2016/ Responsible Officer:  NCIS Project Coordinator/ Page Contact:  NCIS Administrative Officer