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Social Policy Research Network


We bring together researchers and practitioners from within the University of Sydney and from non-profit and public sectors. We help coordinate research collaborations, host seminars and encourage the involvement of new and early-career researchers, as well as students, managers, policy analysts, and practitioners.


Professor Jioji Ravulo, Professor Susan Goodwin, Dr Susan Heward-Belle, Associate Professor Ruth Phillips, Associate Professor Margot Rawsthorne, Dr Margaret Spencer, Dr Emma Tseris.

Research location

Sydney School of Education and Social Work

Program type



At the Social Policy Research Network, we aim to:

  • Enhance mutual learning and development
  • Support rigorous, timely, relevant, and theoretically informed social policy research
  • Collaborate on developing resources and knowledge to engage in social policy debates
  • Organise events that develop and communicate social policy research to a range of audiences
  • Adopt an inclusive approach to all those involved in social policy.

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Opportunity ID

The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is 2749