Social Inclusion

Our members have developed research expertise in a diverse range of issues central to building a socially inclusive society.

The Asia Research Centre
Murdoch University

For more than two decades, the Asia Research Centre has been an international leader in the study of East and Southeast Asia, undertaking fundamental disciplinary and interdisciplinary research examining a range of social, political, historical, environmental and economic forces and developments within this dynamic region.

Griffith Institute for Social and Behavioural Research
Griffith University

The Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research (GCSCR) is dedicated to increasing our understanding of current challenges facing the modern world through the application of innovative humanities and social science research, incorporating the knowledge of academics from a broad range of interrelated disciplines.

Living with Disability Research Centre
La Trobe University

The Living with Disability Research Centre is one of the pre-eminent centres for social research into the lives and experiences of people living with cognitive disability in Australia. It has a national and international reputation for delivering quality research outcomes. Importantly, it is extremely effective at research translation – that is, working with the disability sector, its people and organisations, to implement projects that are evidence-based, as well as including people with a disability in research.

CRC for Remote Economic Participation (CRC-REP)
Charles Darwin University, Flinders University

The CRC-REP ran from 1 July 2010 until 30 June 2017 and delivered significant economic and social benefits to remote Australia. It was a public good collaborative research program with 59 partners including IRU members Charles Darwin University and Flinders University.