Border Observatory Research

More reliable data can help reduce the risks refugees experience while travelling, crossing borders and in detention. Better data and associated analysis can transform regulatory and enforcement regimes so they lead to more sustainable regional approaches to protecting refugees. It can also help identify the motivation for refugee journeys, and determine more effective responses to the needs of vulnerable populations such as women and children.

Related Animated Case Studies

  • Australia’s sign language users analysis

    Demographic information on the signing Deaf community has typically been inaccurate, despite its importance for funding applications and the service provision of deafness support organisations around Australia. Cross-matching census data from three censuses with related information enabled a model to be developed that provides a more accurate overview of the signing Deaf community. Reports based […]

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  • Gain-of-function research: ethical analysis

    Gain-of-function (GOF) research involves experimentation that aims to increase the transmissibility and/or virulence of pathogens. The ultimate objective of such research is to better inform public health and preparedness efforts and/or development of medical countermeasures.  Despite these important potential benefits, GOF research can pose risks regarding biosecurity and biosafety.  In 2014 the administration of US […]

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Engagement is a main ambition of the Faculty of Arts. Engagement can take many forms. Partnerships can be formed in surprising ways. What we can deliver across many fields of research will impress. We are keen and prepared to form new collaborations.

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