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Conference Funding for Australian Applied Sociologists

The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) is offering a scholarship scheme for applied sociologists to attend the annual conference.The prize includes free registration to the conference and a certificate. Applicants must submit a paper to the refereed proceedings and be a member of TASA. If… Continue Reading “Conference Funding for Australian Applied Sociologists”

Link for Qualified Market Researchers

Here is a new link provided by one of our members, Anthony Hogan: The Qualified Practising Market Researcher (QPMR) is a professional organisation providing an accreditation scheme for market and social researchers in Australia. The QPMR demonstrates industry experience, continuous professional development and education,… Continue Reading “Link for Qualified Market Researchers”

Report on Child Poverty and Child Well-Being in the European Union

This study was carried out by the TÁRKI Social Research Institute (Budapest), in collaboration with Applica (Brussels), with contributions from the European Centre. This study aims to develop integrated policies to address child poverty and wellbeing across the European Union.

Mentorship program for Australian sociology students

The Australian Sociology Association invites professional sociologists to join a mentorship program for sociology students at the Honours, Masters or PhD levels. This is an important initiative for non-academic sociologists to become involved in if they are able, as students seldom get exposure to… Continue Reading “Mentorship program for Australian sociology students”

Attention Sociologists Employed/Running an Organisation or Business

Are you a non-academic sociologist running a not-for-profit organisation, a consulting business or some other professional service? If you would like to share  the knowledge and expertise of your organisation, you can fill out a brief questionnaire telling us about how you apply your… Continue Reading “Attention Sociologists Employed/Running an Organisation or Business”

International Profile on Applied Sociologists

We are currently compiling a profile of the different work conducted by applied sociologists around the world. If you would like to fill out a brief questionnaire about your work history and your views on the state of applied sociology in your country, please… Continue Reading “International Profile on Applied Sociologists”

Working Notes Publication Deadline Extended to 1st of March

The submissions date for the first edition of our online publication, Working Notes, has been extended to the 1st of March. We encourage you to submit any short research papers or reflections on your work and activities. This is a chance to show the… Continue Reading “Working Notes Publication Deadline Extended to 1st of March”

Attention Applied Sociologists: Publication Submissions Are Due 1st of February 2010

Papers for the first edition of “Working Notes” are due on the 1st of February. Working Notes is our free online publication dedicated to sharing the research and activities of non-academic sociologists with the world. For information on how to prepare and submit your… Continue Reading “Attention Applied Sociologists: Publication Submissions Are Due 1st of February 2010”

Research paper on the social services supporting Australian Muslim migrants

The Institute for Social Research has recently published a report by Australian sociologists Lauren Tolsma and Zuleyka Zevallos. The working paper is titled: Enhancing Community Development in Adelaide by Building on the Social Capital of South Australian Muslims. The report provides a sociological analysis… Continue Reading “Research paper on the social services supporting Australian Muslim migrants”

New publication on applied sociology: Working Notes

Sociology At Work will be hosting a new online international publication entitled “Working Notes”. We are now accepting submissions for the first issue due to be published in April 2010. Submissions for this edition close on the 1st of February 2010. Authors may submit… Continue Reading “New publication on applied sociology: Working Notes”