Sharon Parkinson Deb Batterham and Margaret Reynolds
Dr Sharon Parkinson has led and undertaken research in the field of urban studies and homelessness for more than twenty years in community-based, consultancy and more recently academic settings. Her research engages with the theoretical, practical and policy challenges of attaining just cities amidst changing labour and housing markets.
Deb Batterham is a PhD Candidate at Swinburne University of Technology in the Centre for Urban Transitions and also a Researcher at Launch Housing - a specialist homelessness service provider in Melbourne. She has more than 15 years working as a researcher investigating homelessness.
Margaret Reynolds is a researcher at the Centre for Urban Transitions at Swinburne University who has worked on many housing and urban related research projects over more than 15 years, with a primary focus on the Australian private rental market and spatial patterns of urban disadvantage. Margaret is a highly skilled data analyst with extensive experience working with a range of quantitative data sets. She has specialised capability in spatial data analysis using GIS.