Grassroots Research Studio

putting practice into policy™️

Grassroots Research Studio has expertise in co-design research, program evaluation and public policy, we work in partnership with communities at the grassroots, putting practice into policy

Read 'Generation Expendable? Older women workers in the pandeconomy': here This Grassroots Research study explores workplace experiences and outcomes for women over 40 during the coronavirus pandemic. 


Founding 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, LGBTIQA+, 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 and a member of the New Economy Network of Australia. She has contributed to and published policy briefs, articles and research pieces. Examples include:

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