Events

Upcoming Events
12
Feb
SPRC Seminar Series: Australian poverty and inequality trends in the 21st Century
Who:Associate Professor Bruce Bradbury, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:12 Feb 2019, 3pm - 4pm

In 2018 two reports on poverty and inequality were released as part of the Poverty and Inequality Partnership between UNSW and the Australia Council of Social Service (ACOSS). This presentation will summarise our knowledge of trends since the turn of the century. Following a period of strong income growth, median incomes are now stagnant.

12
Mar
SPRC Seminar Series: Alison Ritter
Who:Professor Alison Ritter, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC), UNSW Sydney
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:12 Mar 2019, 3pm - 4pm

Alison Ritter is an internationally recognised drug policy scholar and the Director of the Drug Policy Modelling Program (DPMP) at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at the University of New South Wales. She is an NHMRC Senior Research Fellow leading a multi-disciplinary program of research on drug policy. The goal of the work is to advance drug policy through improving the evidence-base, translating research and studying policy processes.

9
Apr
SPRC Seminar Series: Ilan Katz
Who:Professor Ilan Katz, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:9 Apr 2019, 3pm - 4pm

Ilan Katz joined the Social Policy Research Centre in January 2005. Prior to joining the SPRC, he had several years of policy, practice and research experience in children and family services in the UK. He started his career as a social worker and manager, working in several local authorities and NGOs in London. He was head of Evaluation, Practice Development and Research at the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. After spending some time as a civil servant he returned to research to become Deputy Director of the Policy Research Bureau. His research interests include the evaluation of complex interventions, parenting, child protection, youth justice, prevention and family support, children, families and communities, comparative child welfare systems, migration, race and ethnicity.