Explore ANU College of Asia & Pacific research activities


Research at the College of Asia and the Pacific is driven by a triple commitment - to innovative disciplinary expertise, to deep engagement with our subjects, and to solutions that address policy challenges.

Our research is designed to help better understand the evolving dynamics of our region and support transformative social change. We serve as both a practical resource and a trusted partner for all who focus on Asia and the Pacific.

Smarter regulation

Improving vocational education through more responsive oversight

Rethinking poverty measurement

Developing a new measure of individual deprivation

Pushing to add human rights

Researcher helped the ACT adopt Australia’s first bill of rights

Growing income inequality

Australia’s income disparity shaped by numerous factors

Highlighting Aboriginal military service

Documenting Indigenous people’s participation in nation’s defence

Nuclear deterrence

Race for new conventional weapons reshaping defence strategies

Restoring the focus

Criminal-justice practice could work elsewhere

Network power

Using collaboration and contacts to improve foreign aid investments

Turning the Asia Pacific green

Harnessing the private sector to build renewable power projects


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