Our research is unique in Australia and around the world. In any given week you might find us working with young refugees in Parramatta to design programs that support their settlement experience. We could be learning about the politics of young people by analysing thousands of essays written by young people on issues that matter to them. We could be working with street children in the Philippines, co-developing strategies for the prevention of violence, or discussing children’s rights in a school in Tanzania. At other times, we could be advising the government of Saudi Arabia on the use of technology to support children’s wellbeing, or Google on how to make their service better for families and children.

Our research deploys youth-centred, participatory co-research and co-design methods across four key research programs, underpinned by a  Living Lab (Intergener8 Living Lab):