People Introduction

Mabel Andalón

Research Fellow

Mabel Andalón is a Research Fellow in the Longitudinal and Life-course Studies research and analysis team.

Rebecca Armstrong

Executive Manager, Knowledge Translation & Impact

Dr Rebecca Armstrong is responsible for driving the implementation of a Knowledge Translation Strategy within AIFS and in ensuring AIFS work has maximum impact on the audiences we seek to reach.

Dinusha Bandara

Senior Manager, Data Management & Linkage

Dinusha Bandara joined the institute to lead management of data and analytics for the Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health, the first national longitudinal study in Australia focusing exclusively on male health and wellbeing.

Jennifer Baxter

Senior Research Fellow

Dr Jennifer Baxter is currently managing the evaluation of the Australian Government’s Child Care Package.

Jennifer Boadle

Manager, Knowledge Translation & Impact, Emerging Minds

Jennifer Boadle works with the Emerging Minds Project to facilitate their knowledge translation and impact efforts.

Mikayla Budinski

Research Officer

Mikayla joined AIFS in 2018 as a Research Officer in the Child Care Evaluation team at AIFS.

Morwynne Carlow

Senior Research Officer

Morwynne Carlow is a Senior Research Officer whose main area of focus is to support the development and delivery of the Institute’s knowledge translation strategy.

Megan Carroll

Senior Research Officer

Megan Carroll joined AIFS in 2016, and has been involved in data analysis for a range of projects across the Institute. 

Rachel Carson

Senior Research Fellow (HD)

Dr Rachel Carson is a socio-legal researcher with expertise in family law and qualitative research about family law disputes.

Galina Daraganova

Executive Manager

Dr Galina Daraganova primarily focuses her research on the theory and application of longitudinal data analysis for complex data. She has previously specialised in the statistical models for social networks.