Current Research Projects

What separates the Life Course Centre from other research initiatives is our core translational component. Our research is focused not only on describing and understanding the key causes of disadvantage but also on developing innovative solutions to address them. By examining how people construct their lives we can identify the drivers of disadvantage, and also the critical life course junctures and opportunities for innovative public policy and social interventions.

Homelessness Systems, Pathways and Experiences: A study of Micah Projects homeless services and initiatives

The challenge The rate of homelessness in Brisbane has fluctuated over the past decade or more. Many people, particularly long term rough sleepers, have been supported to access housing, through…

Enhancing children’s journeys through Out of Home Care: A multi-perspective study

Our project wants to hear from carers, children and parents on how to improve children’s experience of foster/kinship care. Register your interest and we will be in contact to tell…