Current and Past Projects
New research report: Who cares? A fair share of work and care Natasha Cortis, Meagan Blaxland and Sara Charlesworth 2021 A new report Who cares? A
Australians who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, asexual and more (LGBTQIA+) face tremendous challenges in preparing careers through higher education.
Autistic adults tend to have poor employment outcomes and poor well-being, but these outcomes have mostly been treated separately. This project aims to investigate the links between sustainable employment and well-being of autistic adults.
Report: Scoping Study on Gender-Based Violence in Individualised Support & Care Services in Victoria
Sara Charlesworth, Fiona Macdonald and Jane Clarke, are undertaking this scoping project for Worksafe Victoria.
The aim of this study is to explore the role of Australian Public Libraries and their support services for newly settled refugees.
The overarching project aims to identify and explain the significance of jobs, work and employment in sub-national regions over time in Australia.
The ‘Growing Southern Gippsland’ project is a collaboration between the Bass Coast Landcare Network, RMIT University, Federation University Australia, Bass Coast Shire Council and the South Gippsland Landcare Network through funding from the Victorian State Government and the Victorian Centre for Climate Change Innovation.
Sara Charlesworth is an investigator on this Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council-funded project.
This project explores the links between job quality and care quality in the context of formal aged care provision in the distinct liberal welfare states
This project is investigating the outcomes of cash-for-care reforms for care workers.
A toolkit for embedding people with experience of mental health challenges into public and private workplaces and non-government organisations.
Institutional Experimentation for Better Work 25 – 27 October 2019 at Hôtel Chéribourg, Magog, Québec Plenary session. From left, facing audience: Adrienne Eaton (Rutgers University),
by Sara Charlesworth, Wendy Taylor Project duration: March 2019 – October 2019 Sara Charlesworth and Wendy Taylor worked with Gabrielle Meagher (Macquarie) and Natasha Cortis
Explaining the Development of Information Security Climate and an Information Security Support Network: A Longitudinal Social Network Analysis
The research team performed the longitudinal social network analysis on six networks, which described six forms of socialisation in the workplace over a three-month period,
The study investigates how organisations and citizens use social media to share information in the context of emergencies. Funding: Emergency Management Victoria Dates: October 2017
The aim of the research is to investigate the future of work in regions.
Worker’s capital: a history of industry superannuation This industry-funded project was to research and write a history of industry superannuation in Australia. Project dates: July