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Wendy Aitken

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Wendy Aitken

Lecturer, Aboriginal Studies

Room L109, Arts Building, Newnham Campus

+61 3 6324 3738 (phone)

+61 3 6324 3483 (fax)

Wendy.Aitken@utas.edu.au

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Research Fields

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History (210301)
  • Public Policy (160510)
  • Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History) (210303)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy (160501)
  • Studies of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Society (169902)
  • Environmental Impact Assessment (050204)
  • Urban Sociology and Community Studies (160810)
  • Computer-Human Interaction (080602)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education (130301)
  • Education Policy (160506)
  • Political Theory and Political Philosophy (160609)
  • Economic Development Policy (160505)
  • Environment Policy (160507)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Law (180101)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (111701)
  • Social Policy (160512)

Research Impact

  • Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society (970116)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Development and Welfare (940102)
  • Understanding Australia's Past (950503)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education (939901)
  • Political Systems (940203)
  • Environmental Health (920405)
  • Law Reform (940405)
  • Institutional Arrangements for Environmental Protection (960605)
  • Public Services Policy Advice and Analysis (940204)
  • Pulp and Paper (860503)

Publications

Total publications

5

Journal Article

(2 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2009Aitken WA, 'Indigenous policy failure and its historical foundations', International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies, 2, (1) pp. 15-23. ISSN 1837-0144 (2009) [Refereed Article]

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2007Aitken WA, 'Use of the web in tertiary research and education', Webology, 4, (2) EJ ISSN 1735-188X (2007) [Refereed Article]

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Chapter in Book

(2 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2011Aitken WA, 'The Pulp Mill and the Air', Pulp Friction in Tasmania, Pencil Pine Press, Fred Gale (ed), Launceston, pp. 176-198. ISBN 9780646545783 (2011) [Other Book Chapter]

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2008Aitken WA, 'Community Voices', Reading Robinson: Companion Essays to Friendly Mission, Quintus Publishing, Anna Johnston and Mitchell Rolls (ed), Hobart, pp. 95-96. ISBN 9780977557257 (2008) [Other Book Chapter]

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Thesis

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2013Aitken WA, 'Attribution Analysis: A Critique of the Policy Paradigm, with a Case Study of the Northern Territory Emergency Response' (2013) [PhD]

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Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants

5

Total funding

$3,148,892

Projects

How do Indigenous Children grow up strong in education? (2016 - 2018)$310,000
Description
This project will investigate how Indigenous children grow up strong in education. The project will develop astatistically robust picture of how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children attain education achievementdespite adverse life circumstances using data from the Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children. The projectuses an Indigenous research methodology to frame its mapping of the critical intersections of the resilience, lifeevents, social variables and protective factors arising for children and their families in different locations andsocio-economic circumstances that support the growing up of children strong in education. The project alsosupports Indigenous quantitative analysis capacity building.
Funding
Australian Research Council ($310,000)
Scheme
Grant-Discovery Indigenous
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Walter MM; Andersen C; Aitken WA
Period
2016 - 2018
Grant Reference
IN160100024
Attendance at CPSA Conference 2015 (2015)$5,000
Description
Attend the Canadian Political Science Conference in Ottawa, June 2015. Present a co-authored paper and sit on the Diversity Matters panel.
Funding
Australian Research Council ($5,000)
Scheme
Grant-NIRAKN International Travel Bursary
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Aitken WA
Year
2015
2012: INASA Border Breach: Australia & the Global Circulation of Ideas, Melbourne (2012)$700
Funding
University of Tasmania ($700)
Scheme
Grant-Conference Support Scheme
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Aitken WA
Year
2012
National Indigenous Research and Knowledge Network (NIRAKN) (2012 - 2016)$2,798,392
Funding
Australian Research Council ($2,798,392)
Scheme
Grant-Special Research Initiatives (ATSIRN)
Administered By
Queensland University of Technology
Research Team
Moreton-Robinson A; Walter MM; Maynard John; Bainbridge R; Bodkin-Andrews G; Trudgett M; Andersen C; Aitken WA
Period
2012 - 2016
Grant Reference
SR120100005
Indigenous Staff Scholarship Program (2009)$34,800
Funding
Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations ($34,800)
Scheme
Scholarship-Indigenous Staff
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Aitken WA; Alessandrini MJ; Rolls M
Year
2009

Research Supervision

Current

1

Current

DegreeTitleCommenced
PhDLinks Between Educational and Health Outcomes for Aboriginal Children2016