Past events

23
Mar
2016

MCHP Seminar: How do health systems compare?

Judith Healy

Health policy makers often ask, "How does my country compare to others on measures of health systems and population health outcomes?" We care about the reputation of our country but more...

Still life of surgical tools
22
Mar
2016

Unhealthy commodity producers and health governance: policy implications of strategic and structural links across alcohol, tobacco and ultra-processed food manufacturers

Jeff Collin

The increased prominence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) within global health and development agendas is epitomised by their inclusion within the Sustainable Development Goals. Yet the terms of...

Supermarket snack food aisle
17
Mar
2016

Human Rights Reading Group March 2016

Michelle Burgis-Kasthala

The March 2016 session of the Human Rights Reading Group will take place in RegNet Level 3 Meeting Room, Wednesday 17 March, 2.00am - 3.00pm. Michelle Burgis-Kasthala will lead discussion on the...

Still life image by Silvia Sala on Flickr under the CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license.
17
Mar
2016

AI and the future

Tom Everitt & Jan Leike

Progress in artificial intelligence (AI) steadily diminishes the domains of human superiority over machines. Historic milestones include mastering chess, Jeopardy, and very recently the game of Go...

Image of go board
15
Mar
2016

Bookclub: Weaving intellectual property policy in small island developing states

Miranda Forsyth

In their new book, [Dr Miranda Forsyth](/our-people/academic/miranda-forsyth) and her co-author Professor Sue Farran consider the challenges of creating appropriate intellectual property frameworks...

08
Mar
2016

Rethinking international cooperation: crime, policy and politics in Australia-Indonesia relations

Mr Michael McKenzie

What are the conditions that promote crime cooperation between Australia and Indonesia? By framing this question socio-legally, [Michael McKenzie](/our-people/phd-students/michael-mckenzie)’s...

Australian and Indonesian police officers at a crime scene
01
Mar
2016

New trends in modern policing: preventing organized crime, policing outlaw motorcycle clubs

Synnøve Jahnsen

Traditionally, crime prevention and crime investigation have been conceptualized as separate policing tasks. Today, the police are expected to work both proactively and reactively against a wide...

Outlaw biker jacket: Hells Angels MC Denmark
29
Feb
2016

MCHP Seminar: Responses to medical device regulatory warning and implications for health services research

Art Sedrakyan

Please Join us for the first public seminar of 2016 of the Menzies Centre of Health Policy on the responses to medical device regulatory warning and implications for health services research, led by...

Still life of surgical tool
29
Feb
2016

Mount Stromlo February 2016 Writing Retreat

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The Centre for International Governance and Justice is holding its one day writing retreat at the Mount Stromlo Observatory on Monday 29 February, 9am to 5pm. The retreat is open to all RegNet PhD...

Still life image of mug, note pad and pen.
23
Feb
2016

Wrestling government from the influence of the shadow state: attempting land reform in Vanuatu

Siobhan McDonnell

Over the last fifteen years Vanuatu has experienced a dramatic land rush with over 10 per cent of all customary land now leased. This paper will detail how state power has historically been wielded...

Sign in Vanuatu: "Private Property, Tabu, No Hunting, No Fishing, No Katem Wud, No Karem Fruit, No Trespass"
23
Feb
2016

Transcending human rights legalism: a study of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Nara Ganbat

The international human rights regime is an ambitious global project. It is a celebrated regime with a phenomenal expansion, but its actual outcomes are subject to vigorous academic debate. Meanwhile...

Visitors from Mongolia Disability Rights explore accessibility improvements in public transport systems in Washington DC, USA, examining bus route in braille print.
18
Feb
2016

What are the possibilities of feminist regulation?

Kate Henne

This planning event and gathering, hosted by RegNet and supported by funding provided by the Gender Institute, is the first in a series of events aimed at generating a cross-campus conversation on...

Abstract image of bokeh by Kevin Dooley on flickr
18
Feb
2016

Inventive global governance

Terence Halliday

Global governance of trade occurs substantially through global and transnational lawmaking. A new sociology of international organizations (IOs) proposes that social ecology theory presents a fresh...

Image of lightbulbs pattern
16
Feb
2016

A global regulatory New Deal for precarious and informal workers

Shelley Marshall

Inequality has increased markedly across much of the globe. This is related to the growing incidence of low paid, insecure work producing heightened economic and physical precariousness for growing...

Cardboard sign: "WIll Work For Living Wage"
10
Feb
2016

Sport and the sociological imagination

Kathryn Henne and others

Kate Henne will be presenting as part of a panel to be held at Victoria University on the sociology of sport on 10 February. ### More about the event: The sociology of sport, in the Australian...

Basketball player
09
Feb
2016

Responsive enforcement strategy and corporate compliance with disclosure regulations

Dr Hai (Steven) Wu

We investigate the role of enforcement strategy in improving firms’ compliance with disclosure regulations. We find that a responsive enforcement strategy developed by the Australian corporate...

@asicmedia Twitter image of Commissioner Greg Tanzer addressing the 2015 Australian Regulatory Summit
04
Feb
2016

Participation and the protection of citizens abroad in international law

Suzanne Akila

When a citizen experiences violations of international law abroad, many factors contribute to magnifying the protective role of the person’s State of nationality. States face pressure to act or...

Image of Australian passport
03
Feb
2016

Human Rights Reading Group February 2016

Marie-Eve Loiselle

The first 2016 session of the Human Rights Reading Group will take place in RegNet Level 3 Meeting Room, Wednesday 3 February, 11.30am - 12.30pm. Marie-Eve Loiselle will lead discussion on the...

Still life image by Silvia Sala on Flickr under the CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license.
02
Feb
2016

Transitional justice and displacement: lessons from Liberia and Afghanistan

Jacqueline Parry

Jacqueline Parry's PhD thesis offers a study of the way transitional justice has engaged refugees, using two case studies – Liberia and Afghanistan. The case studies allow Jacky to scrutinise the...

Cartogram visualising data on origins of refugees and internally displaced persons. © Copyright Sasi Group (University of Sheffield) and Mark Newman (University of Michigan).
19
Jan
2016

Understanding how social constructions influence the design and implementation of health policy for socially disadvantaged groups

Tony Kiessler

Health equity is increasingly being linked to social position, but we still don’t fully understand the different social factors that drive social inequalities in health. This policy focused...

Signboard advertising joint AusAid PNG Dept of Health initiative

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