Recognising our social science top scholars

15 Sep 2017
Professor Heather Douglas
Professor Heather Douglas from the TC Beirne School of Law

Four University of Queensland researchers have been admitted to The Academy of Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA) in recognition of their outstanding research contributions to their areas of disciplines.

Professor Charmine Härtel, Professor Roland Bleiker, Professor Heather Douglas and Professor Katharine Gelber will be inducted into the Academy in October, alongside 42 other researchers.

ASSA President Professor Glenn Withers AO congratulated the 46 Fellows elected this year, half of whom are female.

“As women hold up half the sky, it is appropriate that these appointments affirm clearly that women and men are being recognised for their equal contribution to social science at the highest levels,” Professor Withers said.

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