Research shows that the drivers of resilience are complex and thus require holistic, socio-ecological responses. Underpinned by interdisciplinary approaches and youth-centred, participatory methods, the Young and Resilient Research Centre (incorporating the Intergener8 Living Lab) generates evidence-based policy and practice outcomes that leverage the digital to strengthen the resilience of young people and their communities.

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Prof. Amanda Third, Co-Director of Young and Resilient Research Centre, has been appointed as a Faculty Associate in the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University for 2020-2021. The new group of fellows, faculty associates and affiliates will pursue research, collaborations and community-building to address issues at the intersection of technology and society, with a commitment to the public interest.
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Sukhmani Khorana - senior research fellow at the Young and Resilient Research Centre - spoke to ABC Life on on why many people use cultural practices to reconnect to cultural heritage during a crisis like COVID-19.
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Dr Alanna Kamp observes that the "Chinese Australians have become the focus of racist memes; hoaxes and hurtful messages are being spread on social media; and we are seeing frequent media reports of people of Asian descent being mistreated and vilified"

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This book adopts a critical youth studies approach and theorizes the digital as a key feature of the everyday to analyse how ideas about youth and cyber-safety, digital inclusion and citizenship are mobilized. It will be of interest to scholars and students in youth studies, cultural studies, sociology, education, and media and communications.
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This report describes the Living Lab process used in the City of Valenzuela, summarises the key findings of the workshops with children, presents the critical issues and a preliminary list of indicators and reflects on the strengths and limitations of the Living Lab process in promoting better, more inclusive violence prevention and response.
Youth, Diversity and Wellbeing in a Digital Age
Young people are being encouraged to actively co-design strategies to address violence. Their voice underpins the development of research and policies.The conceptual framework and design of this project is underpinned by a Living Lab co-research and engagement platform.