Established in 2002, 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 in Australian and New Zealand universities.

Led and governed by a volunteer board, DASSH supports those who have responsibility for governance and management of research, teaching and learning across its 43 member institutions.

Strategic Plan & Constitution

The Strategic Plan outlines DASSH’s objectives and key strategies and underpins the work of the Secretariat directed by the Board. The operations of DASSH are governed by its Constitution.

DASSH aims to:

Advocate and promote the important role and contribution of the humanities, arts and social sciences (HASS)

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Contribute to policy debates, initiatives and inquiries that impact on HASS research and teaching in universities

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Support a network of Pro Vice-Chancellors, Executive Deans, Deans and Associate Deans

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Support data collection and dissemination on HASS research and teaching

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Advocate and promote the important role and contribution of the humanities, arts and social sciences (HASS)

Contribute to policy debates, initiatives and inquiries that impact on HASS research and teaching in universities

Support a network of Pro Vice-Chancellors, Executive Deans, Deans and Associate Deans

Support data collection and dissemination on HASS research and teaching

Our members

43

member universities across
Australia and New Zealand

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Information sheets

DASSH has produced three infographic sheets. They are available for distribution and download below.

All About DASSH

HASS Research

New Zealand Bachelor of Arts

A limited number of hard copies of All About DASSH and Humanities Arts Social Science Research printed on light card-stock is available for your use. Please contact office@dassh.edu.au to request them.

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