Enlisting the support of trusted sources to tackle policy problems: the case of anti-microbial resistance
This project tests the effects of trusted sources on citizens trust in governments and policy.
Race to the top: using experiments to understand gender bias against female politicians
This project investigates how Australians internalised biases structures attitudes towards female politicians.
Understanding causes of trust through political experiments
This research project examines the drivers of political trust and how political trust can be improved.
The Future of Women at Work
Enhancing sleep and well-being in working families
This research project investigates the role of sleep on individuals health.
Melbourne MicroCert: Artificial Intelligence and Women
Be prepared for the future of work – understand how technology could impact your profession.
Policy Lab Intern Reports: The Future of Women at Work
The Policy Lab runs an internship program for promising master's students where they tackle pressing policy issues around the future of women and work including Artificial Intelligence, COVID-19, flexible work, financial security and workforce participation.
The Future of Women @ Work
Using the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) data, this report benchmarks Australian organisations and provides evidence-based policy advice to better integrate caregivers into employment.
The Worsening of Australian Women’s Experiences under COVID-19: A Crisis for Victoria’s Future
This research project seeks to understand how Australians are coping under the COVID-19 pandemic which has placed unparalleled challenges on individuals, families, employers and governments.
Women in Local Government: Understanding their Political Trajectories
This research investigates the under representation of women in Australian politics, through a study of barriers to women’s representation in local government.
From entitlement to experiment: The new governance of welfare to work
This project aims to model and explain the governance dynamics of welfare to work in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
Improving Indigenous health and wellbeing
This Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage project examines the impact of the family life course on the health and well-being of Indigenous and non-Indigenous mothers and children.
States of Change evaluation
This research project evaluates the States of Change initiative’s impact, a project-based curriculum to support innovation in government.
The Intergenerational Transmission of Joblessness
This Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery project aims to understand the intergenerational transmission of joblessness in Australia and across Europe, Asia and the United States.
Understanding political debate and policy decisions using big data
This research project investigates the relationship between political debates and policy decisions.