Linkage Projects - Grant ID: LP130100411 [ 2013 - 2016 ]

Research Grant

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Researchers A/Prof Sharon Goldfeld; Dr Geoffrey Woolcock; A/Prof Robert Tanton; Prof Ilan Katz; Asst Prof Tammy Findlay; A/Prof Sally Brinkman; Prof Billie Giles-Corti; Dr Laurie Ford; Ms Anne Hampshire; Dr Russell Ayres; Ms Sue West; Ms Jodie Robinson; Ms Catherine Nolan; Ms Trish Strachan; Ms Carmel Perrett; Mr Phillip Gould; Dr Jennifer Donovan;

Brief description The Kids in Communities Study is an ongoing cross-disciplinary international collaboration of experts from Canada and Australia established to address the limited knowledge, yet potential benefit, of community level factors (e.g. physical, social, service, governance, and socio-economic) influencing early childhood developmental outcomes, which may then be amenable to change. Following a successful pilot of measures, this next phase proposes a mixed methods approach to investigate up to 10 communities across Australia, focusing particularly where children are developing unexpectedly well or poorly when compared with socio-economics of their suburb, to determine factors (or indicators) related to positive community level differences.

Funding Amount 568815

Funding Scheme Linkage Projects

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