Researchers keen to network!
Who: Helen Claire Smith What: PhD - Meaning of Occupation for People Seeking Asylum in the UK (read press release here) Where: Middlesbrough, UK H.C.Smith@tees.ac.uk
Who: Anne-Le Morville What: PhD - Asylum seekers and Assessment of Motor & Process Skills (AMPS). Where: Copenhagen, Denmark firstname.lastname@example.org
Who: Samantha Lowe What: Honors undergraduate degree in International Development, thesis on the cyclical nature of Palestinian nationalism and gender Where: Canada. email@example.com
Who: Gerald Onsando What: PhD ‘Perspective transformation for Australia’s adult Humanitarian Program immigrants’ Where: Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia. firstname.lastname@example.org
Who: Robert Pereira What: PhD involving critical and occupational justice analysis of Australian social inclusion policy discourse and how it has impacted on the everyday realities of citizens living with poverty, disability and entrenched disadvantage. Where: Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. email@example.com
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Whilst this is an Australian reference list of refugee studies since WWII - the research gaps are well worth considering before setting out!
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Where to publish
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Journal of Occupational Science - info for authors
Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies - info for authors
Health and Human Rights - info for authors
Journal of Refugee Studies - info for authors
Refugee Survey Quarterly - info for authors
Directory of Open Access Journals -info for authors
Forced Migration Review - info for authors
International Journal of Refugee Law - info for authors
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Sharing research that's done
Thanks to Abiola de Mojeed for 2010 thesis on "The effects of lack of occupation on the mental health of asylum seekers"
Thanks Prof Gelya Frank for sharing Practicing Anthropology cover of a 2008 issue featuring OT which you can read in full here
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