Published: 06 Oct 2017
All Being Equal: Exploring Post-traumatic Growth
After years of dealing with the stress of losing family in a major bushfire, Rhonda Abotomey met Louise Harms for a coffee to talk about Post-traumatic Growth. In conversation with Bernadette McSherry.
Published: 15 Oct 2015
All Being Equal: Engaging Communities In Research
Jenny Phillimore is Professor of Migration and Superdiversity and the Director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) at the University of Birmingham. Her work encourages bringing community members into research and training them with the skills necessary to participate. In conversation with Bernadette McSherry.
Published: 01 Sep 2015
All Being Equal: Our Legal Obligations To Asylum Seekers
Savitri Taylor is Associate Professor in the La Trobe Law School, where her research focusses on refugee law and policy. In this episode she outlines our obligations as a nation toward asylum seekers and refugees, and what it means when we don’t fulfil them. In conversation with Bernadette McSherry.
Published: 11 Aug 2015
All Being Equal: Encouraging a love of maths in early childhood
The Smith Family have been working with disadvantaged communities in Australia for almost a century. Anne Hampshire, head of Research and Advocacy, joins us this week to discuss the inequities of early childhood education and the Let’s Count program that is trying to overcome them. In conversation with Julie McLeod.
Published: 04 Aug 2015
All Being Equal: Compulsory Treatment in Sweden
Dr Stefan Sjöström (Umeå University) is a sociologist and mental healthcare expert who has been looking at the use of compulsory treatment orders in Sweden since their formal introduction in 2008. How does the Swedish example compare to Victoria? In conversation with Bernadette McSherry.
Published: 07 Jul 2015
All Being Equal: Ending Violence Against Women and Children
Kelsey Hegarty and Cathy Humphreys lead MAEVe, the University of Melbourne’s new Research Alliance to End Violence Against Women and their Children. In this episode they define abuse and identify key strategies for ending it. In conversation with Katrina Skewes-McFerran.
Published: 23 Jun 2015
All Being Equal: Affordable Housing in Melbourne
Professor Carolyn Whitzman and Alexander Sheko have been thinking about housing affordability in Australia for a long time. Drawing on international best practice and the expertise of government, developers and social housing providers they’re coming up with options for Melbourne. In conversation with Gary Dickson.
Published: 09 Jun 2015
All Being Equal: Disability Discrimination Law in Europe
When Lisa Waddington began her PhD in European disability discrimination law, it was an entirely theoretical field. Now she holds the chair European Disability Forum Chair at Maastricht University. In conversation with Bernadette McSherry.