Megan Bedford

Senior Research Officer
BA Soc Sc(Hons), UNSW
Social Policy Research Centre

Contact

+61 2 9385 7817
+61 2 9385 7838
Room 218, Goodsell Building
Kensington Campus
Fields: Social Policy

Megan Griffiths is a Senior Research Officer at the Social Policy Research Centre.
Her research interests include poverty/inequality, young people and child-centred methodologies with children and young people. Megan’s expertise is in qualitative research. Currently she is working on the Making a Difference: Building on Children's Perspectives on Economic Adversity (ARC) project. She has also worked on projects around early intervention, child protection, culturally and linguistically diverse young people, caring and non-resident fathers.

Research

Megan Bedford is a Research Associate in the Social Policy Research Centre.

Publications

    Journal articles

    • Griffiths M;Sawrikar P;Muir K, 2009, 'Culturally appropriate mentoring for Horn of African young people in Australia', Youth Studies Australia, vol. 28, pp. 32 - 40
    • Saunders P;Naidoo Y;Griffiths M, 2008, 'Towards new indicators of disadvantage: Deprivation and social exclusion in Australia', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 43, pp. 175 - 194
    • Hill T;Thomson C;Bittman M;Griffiths M, 2008, 'What kinds of jobs help carers combine care and employment?', Family Matters, vol. 80, pp. 27 - 32

    Reports

    Conference Presentations

    • Sawrikar P;Griffiths MJ;Muir K, 2008, 'Culturally appropriate mentoring for young Horn of Africans in Australia', presented at Challenging Boundaries: Social Policy Association conference, Edinburgh, 23 - 25 June 2008
    • Sawrikar P;Griffiths MJ;Muir K, 2008, 'Mentoring for Horn of African young people in Australia', presented at Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies Conference and the 2008 Management and Leadership Institute, Sydney, Australia, 18 - 20 August 2008

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