Researchers

People Introduction

Meredith O'Connor

Research Fellow

Dr Meredith O’Connor is an education and developmental psychologist specialising in understanding healthy development over the life course.

David O'Keeffe

Project Manager

David O’Keeffe is the project manager on the Young People and Sexually Abusive Behaviours project. He has previously worked on clinical research, and community engagement projects in disadvantaged areas.

Rhys Price-Robertson

Workforce Development Officer

Rhys Price-Robertson is a Workforce Development Officer in the Emerging Minds National Workforce Centre for Child Mental Health.

Lixia Qu

Senior Research Fellow

Dr Lixia Qu primarily focuses her research on family trends, couple formation pathways and trajectories, fertility decision-making and living arrangements and wellbeing.

Antonia Quadara

Research Fellow

Dr Antonia Quadara primarily focuses her research on violence against women. She manages the AIFS sexual violence research program.

Jennifer Renda

Senior Research Officer

Jennifer Renda works in the design team for the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC). Her previous research at AIFS focussed on issues relating to families and employment.

Angela Rintoul

Research Fellow

Dr Angela Rintoul works within the Australian Gambling Research Centre. She is currently managing the place-based study ‘Gambling in Suburban Australia.’ 

Elly Robinson

Executive Manager - Practice Evidence and Engagement

Elly Robinson manages the Child Family Community Australia information exchange and AIFS Expert Panel project.

Helena Romaniuk

Research Fellow

Dr Helena Romaniuk is a statistician whose research focuses on analysing complex survey data of a longitudinal nature, particularly the data from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC). 

 

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