The director of The SMERU Research Institute, Dr. Asep Suryahadi, was invited to be a guest lecturer at a social policy short course organized by School of Social and Political Science, The University of Melbourne, in collaboration with the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences (FISIP), Universitas Indonesia.
CIREUNGHAS, 12 June 2015 (IRIN) - Unlike its namesake, Jeddah Village boasts no sprawling shopping centres or skyscrapers soaring from the desert sands, but this cluster of homes in Indonesia’s Cireunghas district is intimately tied to Saudi Arabia’s commercial capital: many of the houses were built with money saved by locals who travelled there to work.
In September 2015, The SMERU Research Institute ranked 1st on a list of the top 25% institutions in Indonesia, according to the IDEAS Rankings, confirming SMERU's position among the top three research institutes for three consecutive years.
One of articles on Kompas newspaper, Wednesday, august 26th 2015, quoting the results of the SMERU Research Institute study about teacher absenteeism.
On 11 July 2015, The Jakarta Post published an opinion piece about Indonesia's teacher certification program, written by Palmira Permata Bachtiar (a researcher at The SMERU Research Institute).