refugees

FactCheck: how are the 12,000 extra refugees coming to Australia chosen?

December 2nd, 2015

Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny

In an opinion piece for The Conversation, Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny looks at the concerns flagged by Liberal Senator Cory Bernardi about how these extra refugees were chosen for resettlement in Australia.

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Opinion: How does Australia's refugee per capita intake compare to other countries?

September 9th, 2015

Associate Professor Mary Anne Kennypert guide

Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny examines Australia's resettlement of refugees through the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in an article in The Conversation.

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Study finds quality interaction eases refugee prejudice

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.

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University academics challenge asylum seeker policy

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.

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