Current Projects

Gender-based Violence in Inpatient Mental Health Units

Have you or someone you know experienced gender violence in a mental health unit as a female patient?

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Crime and Justice by Social Media

Examining the nature, influence and impact of citizens’ engagement with crime and justice via social media.

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Women and the Japanese state

Exploring the contemporary relationship between women and the Japanese state

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EMO-FUNDETT PERSUASION

EMO-FUNDETT is a coordinate project funded by the Spanish Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (FFI2013-47792-C2-1-P). Its main area of research is found within the field of linguistic discourse-pragmatic studies.

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Sport and Recreation as a Setting for Prevention

A team effort: preventing violence against women through sport focuses on the work being undertaken in structured sport settings and by sporting organisations.

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Revenge pornography: The implications for law reform

This project aims to investigate prevalence, nature and effects of revenge pornography in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

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Image-based Abuse: National Survey and Consultation Project

The research examines stakeholder and victim experiences of image-based abuse: the non-consensual distribution of nude or sexual imagery.

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Civilian Protection and the Use of Force in UN Peacekeeping Operations

United Nations peacekeepers are on the frontline of efforts to protect civilians from violence. More than 100 were killed in 2014.

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Humour in social interactions in French and English

The main aim of the project is to analyse the functions of humour in French and Australian social visits within the framework of a larger joint project on social interaction.

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Preventing Gender-based Violence in Inpatient Mental Health Units

This project documents the experiences of gendered violence occurring in inpatient mental health units to inform service delivery policy and practice.

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Housing Establishment Fund: Does financial assistance help secure permanent accomodation?

Originally, intended to assist disadvantaged household’s secure permanent housing, the Housing Establishment Fund (HEF) is increasingly used to assist people experiencing homeessness into temporary accommodation.

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Transitional Housing

Utilising administrative data held by Unison and the AIHW this project will provide insights into who gets into transitional accommodation, and whether they successfully exit the homelessness service system

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Private Rental Access Program

This project will examine what works, and what does not and for whom.

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Understanding social housing tenants better

This project will examine if it is possible to use existing tenancy data to create a meaningful tenancy typology based upon tenancy duration.

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Homeless and ‘at risk’ households: The IAP Study

The project will examine the IAP administrative database to develop a clearer understanding of who presents to the IAP service, the different needs of various cohorts, and trends in demand over time.

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Education and Employment

To examine the experience of looking for work, and of engaging in education and learning, for disadvantaged job seekers living in social housing.

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Making Home

This PhD project is a qualitative study of how formerly homeless individuals make the transition into permanent housing.

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