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Research Fellow

BTch, GDipPsych, BHlthSc(Hons), PhD

Tania is a Research Fellow at the Telethon Kids Institute with a background in Psychology, Education and Health. Tania’s research interests are in the areas of learning and behaviour, inclusive education, trauma-informed practice and human-animal interaction in animal assisted services. Her role as part of the Early Years System Evidence team includes managing and supporting the delivery of high-quality research and evaluation projects.  

Previously, Tania has worked in research roles in not-for-profit organisations and policy roles in state government, collaborating on projects with government departments, not-for-profit organisations and Aboriginal Controlled Community Organisations.  She has experience in the evaluation of programs and services, population research and data analysis. Recent projects have focused on outcomes for children and young people, and Aboriginal communities. She builds positive relationships with stakeholders working closely with them to report and present findings to a wide variety of audiences.  Tania has presented at national and international conferences on results of program evaluations and research findings.

Tania brings to the team an understanding of early years systems, government policy, and implementation, and how these intersect to contribute to positive outcomes for children and young people.

  • Education and Qualifications