Researcher

Dr Ciara Anne Smyth

Biography

Dr Ciara Smyth is a Research Fellow at the Social Policy Research Centre, at UNSW Sydney. She has over 15 years’ applied policy and evaluation research experience, including project management, mixed method data collection, analysis and synthesis. She has particular interest in the organisation, delivery and evaluation of human services.


My Qualifications

BA (Hons), MSc, PhD


My Research Activities

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Dr Ciara Smyth is a Research Fellow at the Social Policy Research Centre, at UNSW Sydney. She has over 15 years’ applied policy and evaluation research experience, including project management, mixed method data collection, analysis and synthesis. She has particular interest in the organisation, delivery and evaluation of human services.


My Qualifications

BA (Hons), MSc, PhD


My Research Activities

Ciara has vast experience in a range of social policy research fields including evaluations and policy implementation reviews for federal and state government departments in the areas of domestic and family violence, settlement grants, homelessness, child protection and family payments. Most recently Ciara has managed the Evaluation of 1800RESPECT, the national sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling service for the Department of Social Services. In 2016-17, she managed the Post Implementation Review of the No Jab No Pay 2015 Budget Measure and the Evaluation of Settlement Grants in 2017, also for the Department of Social Services. 

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Location

246 Goodsell Building

Contact

02 9385 7844
02 9385 7838