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Dr Sarah Redshaw has developed and conducted research projects for over 18 years, including as an ARC postdoctoral research fellow with the Centre for Cultural Research at the University of Western Sydney on the ARC Linkage Transforming Drivers project, senior researcher at the Kids Research Institute, Children’s Hospital at Westmead, and research fellow in sociology at Macquarie University. She also worked as a social researcher community connections and resilience research with Dr Valerie Ingham at Charles Sturt University and in Public Health at the University of Technology Sydney. She has published a number of papers and a book, In the Company of Cars: Driving as a Social and Cultural Practice (Ashgate, 2008), from her studies on the social and cultural aspects of young people’s engagement with cars, and on a number of health-related projects including Community Connections, B SAFE, Bereavement Support in Community Nursing, Heartbeads, and Measuring the Outcomes of Case Managed Community Care. She is currently a Research Fellow in the Faculty of Arts and Education at Charles Sturt University working with academics across a range of projects.

Research Interests

  • Community resilience and community organisations
  • Social capital and support networks – bonding, bridging and linking capital
  • Mobiltiies and cultural practices
  • Qualitative research
  • Relational sociology

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy (Spinoza and an Ethics of Expression), University of Western Sydney


Award Date: 01 Mar 2003

Graduate Certificate (Health Services Research and Development), University of Wollongong


Master of Arts (Philosophy), Macquarie University


Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy) (Honours), Macquarie University


External positions

Research Fellow, Macquarie University

Mar 2012 → …

Senior Researcher, Sydney Children's Hospital


Australian Research Council Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Western Sydney


Research Associate and Research Fellow, University of Western Sydney



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