Congratulations to Dr Victoria Cornell who has been awarded the 2016 Federal Housing Minister’s Award for Early Career Researchers at the Australasian Housing Researchers Conference, held in Auckland this month.
The Award recognises excellence among those beginning their careers in housing and urban research. All abstracts submitted to, and presentations given by, early career researchers at the Australasian Housing Researchers Conference are considered for the Award.
Victoria’s current research is focused on issues of ageing, aged care provision and housing for vulnerable older groups. At the conference in February, Victoria presented ‘EXPLORING THE IMPACTS OF THE AGED CARE REFORMS – WILL THEY HELP LOW INCOME OLDER RENTERS AGE IN PLACE?’
Dr Victoria Cornell is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Centre for Housing, Urban and Regional Planning (CHURP) in the School of Social Sciences.