Person

Sandra M. Gifford

Alternate Name
Sandy Gifford
Description

Sandy Gifford is Professor of Urban Anthropology in the Centre for Urban Transitions. Her research focuses on forced migration, refugee settlement and the uses of digital technologies among forced and undocumented migrants in urban transnational contexts. Her background is in medical anthropology and her research has addressed ethnicity, gender, migration, settlement and health in Australia, India and Malaysia.  She has expertise in ethnographic longitudinal studies using a mix of methods from standardized surveys and in-depth interviewing to digital media, film and participatory art based methods.

Identifiers

ORCID

0000-0002-1106-9594

ResearcherID

C-8783-2015

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Report

31 Jan 2018
265

This research suggests the single most effective strategy for achieving digital inclusion in Sarawak is to provide remote villages with reliable, affordable, publicly accessible internet infrastructure.

Report

30 Aug 2011
60

Between 2008 and 2010, the SettleMEN study followed a cohort of 233 recently arrived men from refugee backgrounds living in urban and regional areas of South East Queensland with the aim of documenting their health and settlement experiences. This report presents the key findings of...

Report

1 Aug 2011
419

Between 2008 and 2010, the SettleMEN study followed a cohort of 233 recently arrived men from refugee backgrounds living in urban and regional areas of South East Queensland with the aim of documenting their health and settlement experiences. This report presents the key findings of...

Report

17 Mar 2010
2283

This qualitative study interviewed refugees in Melbourne and explored how they perceived family, the impact of separation and the impact of the Australian government’s policy regarding family reunion on refugees living in Australia.

Introduction

The family is indisputably the central element and...

Report

31 Oct 2009
22

This report describes the key findings of a longitudinal study (2004—2008) investigating the experiences of settlement among a group of 120 recently arrived young people with refugee backgrounds settling in Melbourne, Australia.

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