Grassroots Research Studio
putting practice into policy
With expertise in co-design research, program evaluation and public policy, we work in partnership with communities at the grassroots, putting practice into policy.
Our current project 'Generation Expendable?' explores workplace experiences and outcomes for women over 40 during the coronavirus pandemic: Will the study prove older women workers to be generation expendable? Take our 15 minute survey here
Director - Myfan Jordan
Myfan has spent 20 years working with communities at the grassroots: as an advocate and researcher specialising in "bottom-up" research, policy development and program evaluation. She has expertise in ageing and aged care, housing, gender equality, disability and intersectional disadvantage.
Myfan is an Associate of the Healthy Ageing Research Group at La Trobe University, a member of the Australian Association of Gerontology and of The Research Society. She has worked extensively in local government and the non-government sector . She is involved in Policy Planning committee of Co-housing Australia. She has contributed to and published policy briefs, articles and research pieces. Recent examples include: