The Research Unit for Social Policy and Social Work draws together and co-ordinates research and consultancy activities relating to a broad range of social policy and practice issues. Staff and Honorary Research Fellows bring an extensive range of research skills and experience to the Research Unit.
The Social Policy and Social Work Research Unit is underpinned by
The major areas of research are:
Staff have been successful in obtaining research grants from State and Commonwealth Governments, the Australian Research Council (ARC), non-government and philanthropic organisations and local government.
Staff are also involved in the reviewing of research through peer reviewing of national and international journal publications and research grant schemes.
Social Work and Social Policy Staff and Honorary Researchers are also actively involved in national, state and local bodies such as Advisory and Management Committees and Boards of Directors to influence social policy and current practice.
We can assist you with small or large research projects involving:
The Research Unit is building its professional development and training services within the University and to external stakeholders. For your organisation’s professional development and training needs contact Assistant Professor Mark Sachmann:
Tel: 64882991 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Professional-level fees and charges apply. Research costs and budgets vary depending on a range of factors including the expertise required, funding support available and fieldwork requirements.