The Melbourne Social Equity Institute supports interdisciplinary research on social equity issues across the full spectrum of social life including health, law, education, housing, culture, work and transport. Research is currently focused on the following key themes:
Community Engaged Research
Community decision-making about the purpose, design, conduct and use of research.
Refugees and Forced Migration
Resettlement of refugees and people seeking asylum is essential to ensuring a humane and equitable future.
Ensuring institutions are effective, accountable, and responsive to the diverse populations they serve.
Universal Access and Design
Access for all, regardless of age, ability or status.
Violence Against Women and their Children
Melbourne Research Alliance to End Violence Against Women and their Children (MAEVe) brings together researchers from across the University.