Researchers

People Introduction

Bernadette Kok

Senior Research Officer

Bernadette joined AIFS as a Senior Research Officer in 2017. She works in the the Growing Up In Australia: Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC) project design team, assisting with the development of instruments for LSAC.

Jatender Mohal

Survey Data Manager

Jatender has joined AIFS as a Survey Data Manager to manage the Institute longitudinal data collections. 

Sharnee Moore

Research Fellow

Sharnee Moore is a socio-legal researcher and her work primarily focuses on issues relating to domestic and family violence and vulnerable families in a family law context.

Stewart Muir

Research Fellow

Dr Stewart Muir is a socio-cultural anthropologist and has extensive experience in research on Indigenous affairs.

Nicole Paterson

Research Officer

Nicole Paterson is a Research Officer at AIFS, based in the Child Family Community Australia (CFCA) team and providing research assistance to the Executive team. 

Rhys Price-Robertson

Workforce Development Officer

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

Jade Purtell

Senior Research Officer

Jade is a Senior Research Officer at AIFS and she is currently working on the the Beyond 18 project.

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

Manager, Survey Research

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.

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