Advisory Groups


International Advisory Group 

We have established an advisory group of internationally well-known researchers of refugee issues. These international advisors are helping to ensure that we achieve the aims of the research and will provide a rich and authentic international research environment for the researchers involved in the project. Importantly, the advisors will provide expert advice on key matters such as research design, analysis and outcomes. 

International Advisory Group members: 

Professor Amanda Keddie
Chair in Education
Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia

Professor Kalwant Bhopal
Professor of Education and Social Justice, Professorial Research Fellow and Deputy Director of the Centre for Research in Race and Education in the School of Education
University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

Associate Professor Sue Winton
Faculty of Education
York University, Toronto, Canada

Professor Madeleine Arnot
Professor of Sociology of Education at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, and a Professorial Fellow and Director of Studies (Education) at Jesus College.

Research Impact Advisory Group

We have established an advisory group of experts on research engagement and impact. The expertise within this group is providing support to the Study in developing and enacting successful impact plans that facilitate the identification and application of research sharing strategies to ensure that insights from the research will have a wide and significant impact. 

Research Impact Advisory Group members: 

Professor Kerry London
Deputy Dean Built Environment and Urban Transformation
Western Sydney University, Australia

Professor Colleen McLaughlin
Director of Educational Innovation
University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Michael Crisp
Deputy Director: Performance Metrics Business Intelligence and Planning
University of South Australia, Australia

Student Consultancy Council 

To recognise and value students’ perspectives, we will establish a consultancy group in each state made up students drawn from participating schools. The council will provide advice on research methods and research sharing strategies that will inform other students of the outcomes of the research.