Current Projects

Women and the Japanese state

Exploring the contemporary relationship between women and the Japanese state

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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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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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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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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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Unison Housing Research Lab

The Union Housing Research Lab (UHRL) is a unique education and research collaboration between RMIT University and Unison Housing, Victoria’s largest social housing provider.

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Knowledge is Power in Reducing Youth Suicide Risk

First of its kind study looking at the levels of depression, anxiety, stress and suicidal ideation among ReachOut.com users

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Early Menopause: Perspectives of women and health practitioners

A project exploring the experiences of women with early menopause and the perspectives of health practitioners who care for women with this condition.

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Emotional Experiences of Early Parenthood in Australian Families

An exploration of the emotional experiences of becoming a parent in Australia, from conception through to early parenthood, in all kinds of families.

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The Intersection of Cancer & Culture: A Sociological Study

The purpose of this study is to examine what living with cancer means for individuals, communities and families from a migrant background

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Sexual Violence, Stalking & Harassment

Justice for victim-survivors of sexual violence as well as the familiar and newly emerging harms of street harassment, online harassment and image-based abuse are all pressing issues for policy and legal reform.

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Family Violence Policy & Practice Reform

Victoria is currently undergoing an unprecedented state of rapid change and reform in response to family violence.

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