Events

Upcoming Events
20
Feb
Digital Innovation and Big Data: Making cities more inclusive or more divided?
Who:Professor Mark Kleinman, the Policy Institute, King's College London, UK; Professor Karen Fisher, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney; Associate Professor Bingqin Li, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:20 Feb 2019, 4pm - 5pm

Join us for a panel discussion on how big data and digital innovation, in the context of rapid urbanisation, challenges the future of and the relationship between the economy, society, government and our living environments.

12
Mar
Translating research into policy: issues and challenges for researchers
Who:Professor Alison Ritter, Social Policy Research Centre, 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 Social Policy Research Centre 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.

16
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:16 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.