March 4th, 2015
In an article co-written for The Conversation, Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny from the School of Law assesses the truth of Senator George Brandis’ statement that 1200 asylum seekers are estimated to have died at sea during the last Labor government.
January 19th, 2015
As reports of hunger strikes among asylum seekers in the Manus Island detention centre continue to emerge, Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny is among a group of academics to argue that the Abbott government’s refusal to negotiate could lead to deaths.
July 9th, 2014
Political scientist Professor Mark Beeson posed some tough questions in his recent piece about asylum seekers in The Conversation.
May 12th, 2014
Dr Anne Pedersen and fellow Curtin University researcher Dr Lisa Hartley have jointly contributed an article to The Conversation about the underlying causes of prejudice in Australia towards asylum seekers.
August 26th, 2013
Dr Craig Whitsed looks at how Asia is generally discussed as either a resource to be exploited or a threat and challenges Australia to develop its 'social imagination'.
July 3rd, 2013
Murdoch University-led research has found that quality interaction, not length of interaction, is the key to reducing anxiety about, and prejudice toward, refugees.
July 16th, 2012
A Murdoch University academic is leading calls for politicians to rethink their proposals for asylum seeker policy with an open letter signed by over 200 university academics.