Experts from universities, governments and NGOs across seven countries are tackling the urgent problems of deep and persistent disadvantage through a $28 million centre led by the University of Queensland, which was launched in Melbourne on October 8.

The Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course (Life Course Centre), administered by the University of Queensland’s Institute for Social Science Research, brings together leading social scientists from Australia, Canada, Singapore, the United States, United Kingdom, Israel and Ireland, national and state government agencies and NGOs.

See launch story at UQ News Online

See the Life Course Centre website

(Top) Life Course Centre Director Professor Janeen Baxter and Australian Research Council Chief Executive Officer Professor Aidan Byrne
(Bottom) Institute for Social Science Research Director, Professor Mark Western; Director of the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economics and Social Research, Professor Deborah Cobb-Clark; Life Course Centre Director, Professor Janeen Baxter

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08 October 2014