Research in the Arts and Social Sciences
From the concept of smell in virtual reality to the empowerment of migrant women through art exhibitions, research in the Arts at Southern Cross University is as diverse as it is socially and environmentally engaged.
This remarkable disciplinary and creative diversity – generated by academics located in a region recognised for Australia’s highest per capita number of creatives and entrepreneurs – makes the Faculty's research output unique.
Staff publish and exhibit widely and are highly socially and culturally engaged. They work with both local and distant communities and speak at scholarly and community forums in our campus regions, across the country and around the globe.
Educator receives national recognition at Australian Women in Music Awards
Dr Leigh Carriage, a senior music lecturer at Southern Cross University, has taken out the Humanitarian category at the Australian Women in Music Awards.
Flooded in: new audio walk explores impact of cyclone Debbie on Lismore
Documenting the Lismore community’s response to ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie, Flood Stories showcases the power of storytelling in disaster recovery in a new interactive audio project by Southern Cross University's Jeanti St Clair.
Art and creative events highlight the Speaking With the River exhibition
Exploring how our region’s rivers provide a creative link to interpret the way we think, live and interact is the theme for a Northern Rivers based Speaking With the River exhibition that opens on 11 March.
Clouds in a new light: rejected satellite data gives a fresh view of our floating companions
Climate scientists study clouds closely, but translating scientific findings into forms that catch the public imagination is not always an easy task. Our new film, Path 99 [https://www.graysoncooke.com/path99], uses satellite imagery and the tools of art and science to show clouds in a spectacular new light.
Southern Cross lecturer takes out prestigious art prize floating companions
Southern Cross senior lecturer in art and design and practising artist Marian Tubbs has taken out one of Queensland’s most prestigious art awards, the Sunshine Coast Art Prize.
Higher degrees by research
Two types of higher degrees by research are available:
- Master of Arts and Social Sciences (Research)
- Doctor of Philosophy (Arts and Social Sciences)
Honours extends your knowledge and develops advanced research skills. It is also the pathway to a PhD.
Associate Dean (Research)
Professor Darshana Sedera
T: +61 7 5589 3036