What is the CHIPS and Science Act?
After two years of negotiation, Congress passed the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 which was signed into law by President Biden on 9 August 2022. In this explainer, USSC Research Associate Victoria Cooper examines the contents of the legislation as well as its strategic intent and implications for Australia.
The legacy of Shinzo Abe
The United States Studies Centre is excited to be collaborating with the Center for Strategic and International Studies to produce The Asia Chessboard, a podcast featuring in-depth conversations with prominent strategic thinkers on Asia. In this episode co-hosts Mike Green and Jude Blanchette discuss the strategic and political legacy of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe following his assassination on July 8.
Where can American Studies take you?
Have you considered studying at USSC? Hear from our recent graduate, Remy Numa, who majored in American Studies and is now a Political Affairs Specialist at a major news network in New York City. Remy shares his experience studying with the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney and reveals how he's gone about building his career.
Strengthening Australia’s high-tech ecosystem in support of advanced capabilities
New research published by the Centre reveals AUKUS presents Australia with a once-in-a-generation opportunity to bolster its science, technology, and defence industry ecosystems. In doing so, Australia can cement itself as a valuable contributor to an integrated trilateral AUKUS defence industrial base.
The Alliance at 70: The story of the Alliance between Australia and the United States
The Alliance at 70 commemorates the Alliance between Australia and the United States on the 70th anniversary of the signing of the ANZUS Treaty in San Francisco on 1 September 1951. This lavishly-produced coffee-table book features a foreword by Prime Minister Scott Morrison and contributions by President George W Bush, Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Prime Minister John Howard, Julie Bishop, Paul Hogan, David Petraeus, Dennis Richardson and Rob Sitch, among others.