Researchers

People Introduction

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.

Brendan Quinn

Research Fellow

Brendan Quinn is a Research Fellow with AIFS’ Longitudinal and Lifecourse Studies program and he currently researches men’s health concerns using data from the Ten to Men study. 

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.

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.’ 

Pilar Rioseco

Research Fellow

Pilar Rioseco works in the Longitudinal and Lifecourse area conducting research and analysis of the Building a New Life in Australia study and the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children.

Dinika Roopani

Research Officer

Dinika Roopani  joined the Institute in 2017 and is working as a Research Officer in the Family Law and Family Violence team.

Michelle Silbert

Senior Research Officer

Michelle Silbert works as a researcher on the Longitudinal Study of Humanitarian Migrants.

Jessica Smart

Senior Research Officer

Jessica Smart is a Senior Research Officer working in the Child Family Community Australia (CFCA) team at the Institute.

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