Research conducted under the Monash-Oxfam partnership has found refugees and migrants who reunite with their families are more likely to resettle successfully. The research reveals the devastating effects of separation on individuals, families and society.
The Monash Migration and Inclusion Centre, in partnership with the Monash School of Social Sciences, is running two exciting events during Social Sciences Week week that showcase the world-leading research happening at the School.
At the 2019 Victorian Transcultural Mental Health Forum, MMIC Director Rebecca Wickes presented a keynote to mental health practitioners, educators, and leaders, offering insight into how community networks foster social cohesion and support mental health and wellbeing.
Community concerns about crime can have both negative and positive impacts on civic engagement and social cohesion. MMIC Director Rebecca Wickes is featured in a major new international project to create practical tools to promote positive, inclusive responses to concerns about crime in the community.
MMIC Deputy Director Helen Forbes-Mewett is taking a lead role in a new multidisciplinary ARC Discovery Project that aims to increase the safety of female international students by exploring their experiences of sexual and intimate partner violence.