DASSH — Advocating for the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

The Australasian Council of Deans of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (DASSH) is the authoritative agency on research, teaching and learning for the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (ASSH) in Australian and New Zealand universities.

Supporting the Arts

Supporting strong leadership in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

DASSH supports:

  • Those within these institutions who have responsibility for the governance and management of research and teaching and learning in their universities.
  • Those who aspire to these positions through a Network of Associate Deans (Learning and Teaching), a Network of Associate Deans (Research) and a Network of Associate Deans (International).
  • Data collection and dissemination on ASSH research and teaching.

Promoting the importance of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

DASSH:

  • Advocates for and promotes the important roles and contributions of the arts, social sciences and humanities (ASSH); and
  • Contributes to policy debates, initiatives and inquiries that impact on ASSH research and teaching in universities.
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Promoting the importance of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

DASSH:

  • Advocates for and promotes the important roles and contributions of the arts, social sciences and humanities (ASSH); and
  • Contributes to policy debates, initiatives and inquiries that impact on ASSH research and teaching in universities.

NOTICEBOARD

2019 Conference & AGM

The 2019 DASSH conference and AGM will be hosted by the University of NSW with support from the University of Technology Sydney, on 25-27 September in Sydney. Registrations are now open, and close midnight Wednesday 18th September.

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HASS degrees: workforce transformation

DASSH released the “Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS) Degrees: Powering Workforce Transformation Through Creativity, Critical Thinking and Human Interaction” report in November 2018.

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APO DASSH collection

DASSH has published the “HASS Engagement and Impact” collection at the Analysis & Policy Observatory.

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Federal Budgets 2018–19

DASSH has prepared briefing papers following the Australian and New Zealand Governments’ 2018-19 Budgets.

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Media release: Backing Australian Humanities research

DASSH joins with the Australian Academy of the Humanities to express concern and disappointment at the Australian Government’s rejection of $4M in humanities research.

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