This tool enables us to capture users’ abilities to mobilise material and symbolic resources in order to maximise benefits, opportunities and aspirations afforded by the digital.Find out more...
Research shows that the drivers of resilience are complex and thus require holistic, socio-ecological responses. Underpinned by interdisciplinary approaches and youth-centred, participatory methods, the Young and Resilient Research Centre (incorporating the Intergener8 Living Lab) generates evidence-based policy and practice outcomes that leverage the digital to strengthen the resilience of young people and their communities.
Author: Will Higginbotham.
A new report from Western Sydney University, Plan International, and Child Fund Australia says the Pacific’s emerging connectivity boom brings with it both opportunity and risk, with particular concern for the safety of women and girls online.
Researchers from the Young and Resilient Research Centre, Western Sydney University, and UNICEF Australia are launching two critical reports – ‘Feeding My Child: How mothers talk about and experience nutrition' and 'Food and Me: How adolescents talk about and experience nutrition' – providing unique insight into adolescents’ and mothers’ nutrition experiences and the rapidly evolving challenges facing families.
Authors: Melissa Kang, Angus Dawson, Kate Steinbeck, Lena Sanci, Philippa Collin, Rachel Skinner, Sharon Medlow, Teresa Swist.
Young people in Australia are among the fastest-growing group to contract COVID19. According to the Department of Health, there are now more cases in Australia among people aged 20 – 29 years than any other age group. Our research has found that, contrary to popular belief, many young people in Australia are seriously concerned about the virus. YouthInsight, the research arm of Student Edge, conducted an online survey of 520 young people aged 14 – 25 around Australia in March 2020. Ninety-three percent of respondents were studying
Authors: Philippa Collin, Melissa Kang, Rachel SkinnerAustralian data confirms coronavirus is more common in younger adults. People aged 20-29 have continually had the highest rates of COVID-19 cases. To reduce these rates and support young people to play their part in stemming community transmission, we need to understand their experiences during the pandemic
Interested in undertaking higher degree research in an innovative and exciting research environment? Young and Resilient fosters excellence in engaged research and scholarship, and offers unique opportunities to think, design and develop solutions to social challenges.. Read more about
Our digital co-research toolkit allows us, and our partners, to generate evidence on phenomena shaping the resilience of young people and their communities to impact policy and practice. These bespoke data-gathering tools are youth-centred and offer creative new ways to undertake co-researches.. Read more about
At Young and Resilient Research Centre, we pool the strengths of different stakeholders ranging from academic institutions, government bodies, international and local policymakers, private industries, social entrepreneurs, to young community.. Read more about