HDR Students

 

Ms Christine Ablaza
Institution: The University of Queensland
Email: c.ablaza@uqconnect.edu.au
PhD Topic: Boon or bane? Temporary labor contracts and inequality in developing countries.
Supervisors: Professor Mark Western and Dr Wojtek Tomaszewski.


Ms Sarah Ball
Institution: The University of Queensland
Email: s.ball@uq.edu.au
PhD Topic: The use of behavioural insights and experimental methods in the development of social policy in Australia.
Supervisors: Associate Professor Cameron Parsell, Professor Brian Head, Dr Sarah Bennett, and Dr Emma Antrobus.


Ms Madonna Boman
Institution: The University of Queensland
Email: m.boman@uq.edu.au
PhD Topic: Risky transitions: young people moving from out-of-home care in Queensland, Australia.
Supervisors: Associate Professor Cameron Parsell and Dr Jack Lam.


Ms Melisa Bubonya
Institution: The University of Sydney
Email: mbub7820@uni.sydney.edu.au
PhD Topic: The Outcomes of Immigrant Children in Australia.
Supervisors: Professor Deborah Cobb-Clark


Ms Alice Campbell
Institution: The University of Queensland
Email: alice.campbell@uq.edu.au
PhD Topic: Inequalities by sexual identity in Australia: The moderating role of micro-level contexts.
Supervisors: Dr Francisco Perales and Professor Janeen Baxter.


Ms Leah Cave
Institution: The University of Western Australia
Email: leah.cave@telethonkids.org.au
PhD Topic: Identifying social pathways to enhanced life outcomes in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.
Supervisors: Professor Stephen Zubrick, Dr Carrington Shepherd, and Dr Naomi Priest.


Ms Carys Chainey
Institution: The University of Queensland
Email: carys.chainey@uqconnect.edu.au
PhD Topic: Investigating the intergenerational cycle of adversity, parenting and emotional dysregulation using administrative and survey data.
Supervisors: Dr Kylie Burke and Professor Michele Haynes


Ms Laetitia Coles
Institution: The University of Queensland
Email: l.coles@uq.edu.au
PhD Topic: Dads Doing it Daily: Identifying 21st century breadwinner dads who are highly involved in childcare.
Supervisors: Dr Belinda Hewitt, Dr Wojtek Tomaszewski, and Professor Lynda Cheshire.


Ms Gursimran Dhamrait
Institution: The University of Western Australia
Email: gursimran.dhamrait@telethonkids.org.au
PhD Topic: The effects of birth spacing, family size and demographic factors on child development outcomes at age 5.
Supervisors: Professor Catherine Taylor, Dr Gavin Pereira, and Professor Stephen Zubrick.


Ms Ruth (Lute) Faleolo
Institution: The University of Queensland
Email: r.faleolo@uq.edu.au
PhD Topic: Pasifika Trans-Tasman Migration and Well-Being: understanding Pasifika Trans-Tasman migrant perceptions of well-being and their experiences in Auckland and Brisbane that fulfill their well-being aims.
Supervisors: Professor Paul Memmott, Dr Kelly Greenop, Professor Mark Western, and Dr Denise Clague.


Ms Nam (April) Hoang
Institution: The University of Queensland
Email: a.hoang@uq.edu.au
PhD Topic: Intergenerational coparenting and children mental health outcomes: a case of Vietnam.
Supervisors: Dr Divna Haslam, Professor Matt Sanders, and Dr James Kirby.


Ms Nicole Kapelle
Institution: The University of Queensland
Email: e.kapelle@uq.edu.au
PhD Topic: Gender, Family Life Courses and Economic Wellbeing in Australia – The Association between Union Dissolution and Wealth
Supervisors: Professor Janeen Baxter, Dr Sergi Vidal, and Dr Phillip Lersch.


Ms Ella Kuskoff
Institution: The University of Queensland
Email: e.kuskoff@uq.edu.au
PhD Topic: Achieving cultural change through policy: An analysis of the impact of domestic violence policy in Australia.
Supervisors: Associate Professor Cameron Parsell and Professor Greg Marston.


Mr Felix Leung
Institution: The University of Sydney
Email: sleu5999@uni.sydney.edu.au
PhD Topic: The Causal Effects of Cognitive and Noncognitive Skills on Education.
Supervisors: Dr Stefanie Schurer and Dr Peter Exterkate.


Ms Cari McIlduff
Institution: The University of Queensland
Email: cari.mcilduff@uq.net.au
PhD Topic: Engaging Indigenous Communities Collaboratively using Evidence Based Programming towards positive change.
Supervisors: Associate Professor Karen Turner, Christine Wilson, and Professor Matt Sanders.


Mr Paul Morton
Institution: The University of Queensland
Email: paul.morton@uq.net.au
MPhil Topic: Operation galley.
Supervisors: Professor Lorraine Mazerolle and Dr Sarah Bennett.


Ms Emina Prguda
Institution: The University of Queensland
Email: e.prguda@uq.edu.au
PhD Topic: Supporting families involved in the Queensland Community Corrections Systems: the role of parenting interventions in improving adolescent and parent outcomes.
Supervisors: Dr Kylie Burke, Dr Emma Antrobus, and Dr Sarah Bennett.


Mr Peter Rankin
Institution: The University of Queensland
Email: p.rankin@uqconnect.edu.au
PhD Topic: Using Bayesian models to understand how social disadvantage impacts people throughout their life course.
Supervisors: Professor Mark Western and Professor Michele Haynes.


Ms Marian Shakhovskoy
Institution: The University of Queensland
Email: m.shakhovskoy@uq.net.au
PhD Topic: Topic
Supervisors: Dr Linda Willis and Dr Jenny Povey


Ms Nikita Sharma
Institution: The University of Queensland
Email: nikita.sharma@uqconnect.edu.au
PhD Topic: Empirical Investigation of Horizontal Inequalities in Education and its Impact.
Supervisors: Dr Wojtek Tomaszewki, Professor Janeen Baxter, and Dr Jenny Povey.


Ms Laura Simpson Reeves
Institution: The University of Queensland
Email: laura.simpsonreeves@uq.edu.au
PhD Topic: Cultural perceptions of poverty and inequality.
Supervisors: Associate Professor Cameron Parsell and Associate Professor Shuang Liu.


Ms Victoria Sullivan
Institution: The University of Queensland
Email: v.sullivan@uq.edu.au
PhD Topic: Thesis
Supervisors: Professor Karen Thorpe and Dr Francisco Perales


Ms Angelina Tang
Institution: The University of Queensland
Email: z.tang@uq.edu.au
PhD Topic: Overseas Graduates in Australia: Characteristics, Dynamics, and Change.
Supervisors: Dr Francisco Perales, Professor Janeen Baxter, and Dr Francisco Rowe.


Ms Xueting Wang
Institution: The University of Sydney
Email: xwan8838@uni.sydney.edu.au
PhD Topic: An alternative, neuroscience-based model of the endowment effect.
Supervisors: Associate Professor Agnieszka Tymula


Ms Nicole Watson
Institution: The University of Queensland
Email: n.watson@uqconnect.edu.au
PhD Topic: Improvements in non-response adjustments for complex longitudinal survey data.
Supervisors: Professor Michele Haynes


Mr Clement Wong
Institution: The University of Melbourne
Email: clement.wong@unimelb.edu.au
PhD Topic: Consequences of living independently: essays on nest-leaving and the transition to Adulthood.
Supervisors: Dr Michael Coelli, Dr Andrew Clarke, and Professor David Ribar.


Honours Students

 

Ms Heidi Hoffmann
Institution: The University of Queensland
Email: h.hoffmann@uq.edu.au
Honours Topic: Young parents and social support: A mixed methods approach to understanding the protective role of social support.
Supervisors: Professor Janeen Baxter, Dr Francisco Perales, and Dr Rebecca Olson.