Dr Lixia Qu is a Senior Research Fellow who has undertaken a range of research on family related issues at AIFS. Lixia was one of the key members in the Evaluation of the 2006 Family Law Reforms project. She has research experience on a broad range of family-related issues in the following areas: family trends; couple formation pathways and trajectories; fertility decision making; parenting issues after parental separation; child support; living arrangements and personal wellbeing; experience in leading and managing high quality research related projects; and experience in the management and co-ordination of complex projects. She recently led a national study of carers of children who could no longer live with their parents
Lixia has particular research skills in: Quantitative data analysis including evaluation and longitudinal data; produce written material research (e.g. research reports, journal articles); conduct research/survey design; manage research related projects.