Past Projects

Mental Health and Supported Decision Making: Lived Experience and Family Carers’ Stories

A research project investigating the lived experience of severe mental health problems and supported decision-making (SDM) from multiple perspectives.

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The Role of the Street to Home Program in Providing Pathways out of Homelessness for Adult Rough Sleepers

One of the headline goals in the Australian Government’s White paper 'The Road Home' is to offer supported accommodation to all rough sleepers who want it by 2020.

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Knowledge Sector Initiative

The project aims to develop Indonesia’s knowledge sector, specifically the capacity to develop and use knowledge to inform policy development.

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Evaluation of Taskforce Alexis – An integrated Police and Key Worker Response to Family Violence

The Family Violence component of Taskforce Alexis creates a multi-disciplinary unit including Victoria Police, an embedding specialist key worker, with family violence expert knowledge, situated within a targeted Victoria Police Family Violence Unit

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Evaluation of the Dignity and Debt Financial Difficulty and Getting Older initiative

An increasing proportion of the Older Person population are requiring specific supports to manage financial literacy

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BetterEvaluation

BetterEvaluation is an international collaboration which aims to improve evaluation through sharing and creating knowledge about how to appropriately choose and use evaluation methods and processes.

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Making a Difference for Children and Families

The Department of Human Services has partnered with RMIT’s Centre for Applied Social Research to undertake a three year participatory, action-research project in Bridgewater, Tasmania.

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More than revenge: the scope, nature and impact of revenge porn in Victoria

This ground-breaking project will be the first Australian empirical study on the online distribution of intimate or sexual digital images without consent, also known as "revenge pornography".

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Workplace and Organisational Approaches to the Primary Prevention of Violence Against Women

Promoting gender equality and respect in workplaces is an important catalyst for preventing violence against women in broader society.

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Consultancy to develop and deliver webinars on impact evaluation to UNICEF

UNICEF Research methods used for evaluating the impact of interventions are important to UNICEF's work, but are sometimes met with limited understanding.

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The Housing Security Consequences of Underemployment

This research project aims to provide an Australia-wide analysis of the consequences of underemployment for housing security.

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The inter-relationship between structural factors and individual risk factors in explaining homelessness

Researchers and policy makers have long hypothesised that homelessness results from interactions between structural conditions and individual characteristics.

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Young people and the homelessness service system: effective response

The project provides an opportunity to learn more about young people's pathways into the homeless service system (HSS).

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Impact Evaluation Methods Lab

The Methods Lab aims to develop, test and institutionalise flexible, affordable approaches to impact evaluation (IE).

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Precariousness in Law and Labour Markets: The Case of Temporary Migrant Workers

This project aims to analyse the implications of temporary migrant work in contemporary Australia.

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Technology-facilitated sexual violence and harassment: violence against women in cyberspace and the implications for legislative and policy reform

The project will document the lived experiences of victims to different forms of technology-facilitated sexual violence and harassment, and investigate the effectiveness of law and policy in responding to these new and emerging crimes.

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Strengthening evidence base for using prizes, challenges and competitions

Prizes, challenges and competitions are becoming increasingly popular among government and philanthropic organisations as a way of promoting innovation

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Accommodating DisabilityCare: Maximising Housing Choice in a Reformed Disability Sector

This project will analyse existing individualised disability service funding programs in Australia and internationally.

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Breaking the Cycle: the Role of Housing and Support in Resolving Chronic Homelessness

This is a longitudinal study of formerly chronically homeless people who are residents in a supportive housing facility in inner Melbourne.

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Social care and support opportunities for RMIT

The aim of the study is to propose strategies for RMIT University in terms of teaching and research to position us as leaders in this new arena of social care and support.

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First person disability narratives of human rights

This project uses secondary analysis of 96 narratives from people with disability based upon human rights frameworks specific to disability.

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Community accountability, empowerment and education outcomes in low and middle income countries

This systematic review summarised evidence about community accountability and empowerment interventions (CAEIs in low and middle-income countries).

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Establishing core competencies for change in aged care services at Sumner House

Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) received funding from the Department of Health and Ageing and wish to engage RMIT to conduct research in accordance with the TRACS Funding Agreement.

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Best practice guide for Disability Support Providers employing support workers within NDIS

The disability sector is experiencing a shortage of support workers and the deficit will worsen with the NDIS

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