Dr Helen Forbes-Mewitt

Dr Helen Forbes-Mewett welcomed to the Victorian Government Research Institute on Social Cohesion (RIOSC)

Helen will help build this interdisciplinary Community of Practice (COP) and participate in research, policy and program development, and enhance the dialogue around social cohesion, multiculturalism, community resilience and preventing violent extremism.

Dr Helen Forbes Mewett

Sociology’s Dr Helen Forbes-Mewett awarded MPA Supervisor of the Year 2015

Congratulations to Dr Helen Forbes-Mewett who has been awarded the honour of…

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Dr Kirsten McLean wins Faculty Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning

Dr Kirsten McLean has been awarded a 2015 Faculty of Arts Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning.


Sociology Honours student in the media

Carley Fraser, one of the 2015 Honours cohort in Sociology, was recently…


Public Lecture: Dialogues on hope and health

In this public lecture, renowned health sociologists, Alan Petersen and Alex Broom,…


Dr Helen Forbes-Mewett launches her latest book

Sociology recently hosted the launch of the recent Palgrave Macmillan published book…


Dr Helen Forbes-Mewett delivers an Accredited Training Presentation to CUPIC in the USA

Dr Helen Forbes-Mewett presented her work on international students and crime at…


Hope in Health: The Socio-Politics of Optimism

A new book by Alan Petersen, recently published by Palgrave. “The language…

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Dr Helen Forbes-Mewett leads major study on International Students and Crime

International Students and Crime by Helen Forbes-Mewett, Jude McCulloch and Chris Nylan was…


Emotional Experiences of early parenthood project

A new online resource supporting Australian families in early parenthood produced by…