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Dr Liz Allen

B.SocSci (Population Studies), Macquarie University; M.SocRes (Methods), Australian National University; PhD (Demography), Australian National University
Demographer, Postdoctoral Fellow
ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
T: +61 2 6125 0672

Research interests

Dr Liz Allen is a highly skilled demographer and social researcher with quantitative and qualitative expertise. Her research interests include:

  • demography/population studies
  • social trends
  • population health
  • health and education inequalities
  • Indigenous demography
  • gender and population
  • census and data collections
  • research methods, materials and ethics
  • methodology innovation

 

Biography

Liz has considerable experience working in the public and academic sectors. She’s presently a postdoctoral fellow at the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences.

Liz’s doctoral research explored the individual, family and neighbourhood contributions to child excess weight and screen time among two Australian cohorts.

Liz has experience teaching a number of courses, including: postgraduate preparatory courses; SOCR1001 Foundations of Social Research; DEMO2001 Population Studies; DEMO8079 Health Demography; and DEMO8082 Social Research Practice.

Liz is a college contact for the Network of Early Career Teachers, Academics and Researchers at the ANU.

Liz is a national council member of the Australian Population Association.
Liz was Vice President of Australian Population Association 2012-16.
Liz was Secretary of the Australian Population Association 2008-12.

 

Current student projects

Katy Smith: Primary school attendance by Indigenous children in remote Northern Territory: what policies could be used to improve attendance rates? PhD scholar

Past student projects

Jeevana KC: Quality antenatal care and its influence on utilisation of skilled birth attendants in Nepal Masters Advanced scholar

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