Dr Angela Murphy
As an applied researcher with a background in child protection, the juvenile and adult justice system, disability services and community support, Dr Murphy collaborates with a range of communities to design strategies to complex community issues. She works closely with welfare agencies, health service systems, other researchers and local government to identify ways in which practitioner knowledge and experience and the unique characteristics of location can best improve social and community outcomes. Her research has directly contributed to policy shifts and has informed model development in the areas of community and school engagement, youth out-of-home care, and community engagement practices.
She is available to supervise HDR students on topics relating to:
- Social impact of technology and innovation on community empowerment.
- Alcohol use and harm minimisation in rural locations.
- Role of education on improved health outcomes and indicators.
- Impact of the provision of open data on a community’s capacity to manage social and economic indicators of disadvantage.