Biometrics, fraudsters and observers

Biometric voting system reduces fraud at Solomon Islands elections

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One Billion Rising on Valentine’s Day

SSGM’s Pacific Research Fellow, Dr Priya Chattier attends the inaugural Asia-Pacific Conference on Gendered Violence & Violations

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Can Xanana Gusmao anoint his successor?

Timor-Leste’s departing PM still seeks to play a major role in the country’s often volatile and rocky politics.

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Will Gusmao continue to influence Timor-Leste politics from the shadows? Photo by Rusty Stewart on flickr.

Fiji: first country in the Pacific to measure poverty from a gender perspective

SSGM partners with the International Women's Development Agency and the Fiji Bureau of Statistics to implement a new gender sensitive survey.

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Responding to HIV in Indigenous Papuan Communities

Papuans are asking to take a more active role in fighting the HIV epidemic in their communities, writes Jenny Munro.

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SSGM fieldwork: Corporate Security Practice

Responding to serious human rights abuses at Porgera Mine, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea

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Timothy Sharp

Dr Timothy Sharp joined SSGM in 2013 as a Research Fellow. He has a background in environmental planning, and completed his PhD in human geography within SSGM in 2012.

Peta Hill

Peta joined the SSGM Program in December 2010. Peta has 14 years of university and government experience in administration, and she will assist the Convenor and Executive Office in the day-to-day...

Anthony Regan

Anthony Regan is a constitutional lawyer who specialises in constitutional development as part of conflict resolution. Has lived and worked in Papua New Guinea for 15 years and in Uganda for over...
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Roannie Ng Shiu

Roannie was appointed as the Pasifika Outreach and Research Fellow in 2011. This is a joint position with SSGM and the Dean’s Office, College of Asia and the Pacific. Her current work involves...

Nicole Haley

Dr Nicole Haley joined SSGM in 2006 and was appointed Convenor of the Program in January 2010. Nicole originally came to ANU in 1994 and graduated with a PhD in Anthropology in May 2003. Her thesis...

Richard Eves

Dr Richard Eves is an anthropologist who has published widely on issues of social change in PNG. His first book, The Magical Body: Power, Fame and Meaning in a Melanesian Society (1998), is a...

Sinclair Dinnen

Dr Sinclair Dinnen joined SSGM in 1996 as a postdoctoral fellow. He has a background in socio-legal studies and completed his PhD at the Australian National University in 1996. His doctoral research...
Matthew Allen

Matthew Allen

With an academic background in human geography and political science, Matthew has lived and worked extensively in the countries of Melanesia. He has conducted long-term fieldwork in Vanuatu (1997)...
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