Researcher biography

Elizabeth Eggins is a Research Fellow at the University of Queensland School of Social Science node of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Children and Families Across the Lifecourse. She is an early career researcher in the fields of Psychology and Criminology. Her transdisciplinary research focuses on improving outcomes for vulnerable families, crime prevention, and advancing evidence-based practice through impact evaluation and multi-method systematic synthesis of evaluation literature.

Elizabeth has expertise in the implementation and evaluation of applied psychological and criminological interventions, with a particular focus on leading systematic reviews of interventions across criminology, child welfare, psychology, and social work. Elizabeth's work has received the Outstanding Field Trial award (American Society of Criminology Division of Experimental Criminology, 2017), and the Partners in Research Excellence award (University of Queensland, 2019). She has been a Chief Investigator on 14 grants, totalling over $AUD 1 million in national and international competitive research funds. She is the Managing and Associate Editor of the Campbell Collaboration Crime and Justice Coordinating Group, a provisionally registered psychologist, and will complete her PhD in Clinical Psychology in 2020.

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