Researcher

Dr Christiane Purcal

Field of Research (FoR)

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Biography

Dr Christiane Purcal is a Research Associate at the SPRC. She is a researcher and project manager on evaluations that focus on disability and mental health policies, child and family services and informal carer policies. She uses an inclusive research approach and participatory action research methods. Recent projects include: Supported Accommodation Evaluation Framework (Ageing Disability and Home Care, NSW Government), Evaluation capacity...view more
Dr Christiane Purcal is a Research Associate at the SPRC. She is a researcher and project manager on evaluations that focus on disability and mental health policies, child and family services and informal carer policies. She uses an inclusive research approach and participatory action research methods. Recent projects include: Supported Accommodation Evaluation Framework (Ageing Disability and Home Care, NSW Government), Evaluation capacity development for the Aboriginal child and family disability therapy research project (Northcott), Individual funding: building community capacity through action research (National Disability Research and Development Grant), Direct funding trial evaluation (Lifetime Care and Support Authority of NSW); and Families at the Centre, ARC Linkage Grant. Christiane’s first career was in journalism, and she has worked as a journalist and academic researcher in Germany, Canada and Australia.

My Qualifications

PhD MA University of Oldenburg

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Location

212 Goodsell Building

Contact

+61 2 9385 7830
+61 2 9385 7838