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07 September 2017

2017 Early Career Researcher Publication Prize for Social and Educational Research

Congratulations to our very own Naomi Godden whose publication on "A co-operative inquiry about love using narrative, preformative and visual methods", has been selected to receive the 2017 Early Career Researcher Publication Prize for Social and Educational Research.

As part of this prize Naomi will receive $1,000 and a certificate signed by the Deputy Dean and Director of Research, Professor Ross Coppel.

Naomi's award will be acknowledge by Professor Coppel at the Faculty ECR Symposium on Monday October 30.

The Faculty will publicise Naomi's name and details of her publication in the Faculty newsletter, The Pulse.

On behalf of the Department of Social Work and the GLASS Project we congratulate Naomi on her wonderful achievement.


15 January 2016

Fathers, Work and Care Opt Out or Lock Out?

Examining Fathers’ Participation in Primary Care of Preschool Children.

The Fathers’, Work and Care study explores the work and family experiences of contemporary fathers in the Australian workplace. The study draws on survey data from 951 fathers and semistructured interviews with 14 couples parenting at least one preschool child in the home. The sample comprised of working fathers from public sector employers along with a small sample from a large, professional services firm. All fathers in the study were the primary earners in their household at the time of survey. More