Social Sciences Week 2020

As part of Social Sciences Week, The University of Queensland's School of Social Science and Institute for Social Science Research invite you to virtually attend a series of UQ events offering insight into the impact of social sciences on our lives. 

We look forward to seeing you online. 
 

Webinar: Ethical Data Science for Social Impact

11 September 2020 9:00am10:30am
How can researchers use data and machine learning to address some of the world’s most pressing social issues, while actively engaging with end users and impacted communities?
Web hacker cybercrime

Webinar: Triaging Child Abuse Material Cybertips for Investigative Prioritisation

10 September 2020 2:00pm3:00pm
The social sciences play an important role in addressing cybercrime. In this webinar, Dr David Mount will present the results of a collaborative research project undertaken in 2019-20 that focused on the development of a new tool to support the investigation and triage of cyber tips related to online production and transmission of Child Abuse Materials for use by the AFP’s Child Protection Triage Unit.
Professor Janeen Baxter

Webinar: The Life Course Centre - Looking Back, Looking Forward

8 September 2020 11:15am12:15pm
What type of Australia are we content to be? This is the question at the heart of the Life Course Centre, a national ARC Centre of Excellence, administered by the Institute for Social Science Research. This webinar will provide an overview of the Life Course Centre focusing on some key recent findings from current work and outlining the directions and research agenda for the new Life Course Centre commencing in 2021.