Explore research projects undertaken by students and staff at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.
There are many research projects underway in the Faculty and involving a wide variety of organisational participants, either as funders or collaborators.
Summer Gold posters
A function was held in April 2016 to celebrate the winners of the Victoria's Summer Gold Poster Competition, the quality made the judging an extremely difficult task.
The students were required to design a poster about their research, in collaboration with their supervisor(s).
FHSS winners were:
Best Overall Poster: Alistair Murray "Proletarian Literary Politics". Alistair's supervisor was Dougal McNeill. Download Alistair's poster in pdf form (4.76 MB).
Best Poster in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences: Naoko Yui "The prosody of Māori 'ko'". Naoko's supervisors were Sasha Calhoun and Karena Kelly. Download Naoko's poster in pdf form (386 KB).
Professor Jeff Tatum (Art History, Classics and Religious Studies): Winning Elections in Ancient Rome: Ideology and Practice, $275,000
Professor Charlotte Macdonald (History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations): Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Settler: Garrison and Empire in the Nineteenth Century, $540,000
Professor Yiyan Wang (Languages and Cultures): Missing Narratives of Modern Chinese Intellectual History: Modernity and Writings on Art, 1900–1930, $495,000
Associate Professor Jan Jordan (Social and Cultural Studies): Rape, Silencing and Objectification: A socio-cultural analysis of barriers to rape reform, $610,000
Professor Richard Hill (Stout Research Centre): 'Secret World': Security Intelligence and State Surveillance in New Zealand, 1907–2007, $495,000
Dr Sydney Shep (Wai-te-ata Press): Personal Geographies and Global Networks: William Colenso and the Victorian Republic of Letters, $540,000.
Professor John Pratt (Social and Cultural Studies): Intolerable Risks. The search for security in an age of anxiety, $580,000
Professor Miriam Meyerhoff (Linguistics and Applied Language Studies): Rethinking language change in a super-diverse city, $580,000
Associate Professor Anna Green (Stout Research Centre): The Missing Link: Pakeha intergenerational family memory, $520,000
Marsden Fast Start grants
Dr Sasha Calhoun (Linguistics and Applied Language Studies): Searching for a Shared World: The integration of prosody and word ordering in cross-linguistic speech perception, $300,000
There are no Fulbright Awards for 2014.
University Research Fund (URF) projects
James McKinnon, School of English, Film, Theatre, and Media Studies, Reinventing Futurism in the 21st Century
Trisha Dunleavy, School of English, Film, Theatre, and Media Studies, American 'Premium Drama' and 'Post Network' Television
Paul Wolffram, School of English, Film, Theatre, and Media Studies, Feature Ethnographic Film Post-Production
Edwin Mares, School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations, The Logic of Epistemology and the Epistemology of Logic
Fiona Barker, School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations, Migrant-Background Politicians and the Representation of Diversity
Giacomo Lichtner, School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations, Memory Anomalies: Italian Cinema and the Construction of the Nation
Jana Von Stein, School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations, Autocrasies and Compliance with International Human Rights Law
Valerie Wallace, School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations, Empire of Dissent Research Project
Marco Sonzogni, School of Languages and Cultures, A Case Study in Transnational European Poetry
Monica Tempian, School of Languages and Cultures, The Complete Works of Manfred Winkler
Yiyan Wang, School of Languages and Cultures, Chinese Writing on Art
Meredith Marra, School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, Employability and the salience of New Zealand societal norms
Annemarie Jutel, Graduate School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, Diagnosis in Practice
Maureen Coombs, Graduate School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, Managing transitions in care for people at risk of dying in the next few days
Hal Levine, School of Social and Cultural Studies, World Values Survey Pacific Island Nation
Kevin Dew, School of Social and Cultural Studies, Caught out: Dealing with drugs in schools
April Henderson, Va’aomanū Pasifika, Coconut Commodities - Research Towards Book Manuscript
New researcher grants
There are no New Researcher grants for 2015