Research Fellow

Dr Paula Therese Jops

BA (Anthropology), MPH (International Health), PhD (Social Sciences)

medicine-health
The Kirby Institute

Paula Jops is a Research Fellow within the Public Health Interventions Research Group at the Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney. She is a qualitative researcher with a cross-disciplinary background in anthropology, public health, and development studies. Her research interests include TB and HIV, refugees and forced migration, and gender-based violence. She has conducted research both locally and within cross-cultural settings, most recently in India, Thailand, and Papua New Guinea. Paula is currently working on the NHMRC funded project called 'Understanding the socio-cultural dimensions of tuberculosis in Papua New Guinea: Knowledge to optimise public health solutions.'

 

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2016
    Dr Paula Therese Jops
    Breckenridge JM; Jops P; James K, 2016, 'Rights, Relationship and Reciprocity’ - Ethical Research Practice with Refugee Women from Burma in New Delhi, India.', in Nakray K; Alston M; Wittenbury K (ed.), Social Science Research Ethics for a Globalizing World: Interdisciplinary and Cross-Cultural Perspectives, Routledge, Oxon UK, pp. 167 - 186, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315880020
  • Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Paula Therese Jops
    Jops P; Lenette C; Breckenridge J, 2019, 'Lessons of Survival: Exploring the Social Networks and Coping Mechanisms of Chin Refugee Women in Delhi', Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15562948.2018.1550230
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Paula Therese Jops
    Jops P; Breckenridge J; Lenette CD, 2016, 'A context of risk: Uncovering the lived experiences of Chin refugee women who are negotiating a livelihood in Delhi, India.', Refuge: Canada’s Journal on Refugees, vol. 32, pp. 84 - 94, http://refuge.journals.yorku.ca/index.php/refuge/article/view/40348/36423
  • Reports | 2020
    Dr Paula Therese Jops
    Bryant J; Horwitz R; Gray R; Lafferty L; Jops P; Blunden H; Brener L, 2020, Barriers and enablers associated with access and equity in alcohol and other drug treatment in NSW, UNSW Centre for Social Research in Health, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5f1a2d1d11d61
    Reports | 2019
    Dr Paula Therese Jops
    Blunden H; valentine K; Jops P, 2019, Evaluation of the Keeping Women Safe – Private Rental Initiative, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5d895b28a5000
    Reports | 2019
    Dr Paula Therese Jops
    Gendera S; Jops P; Broady T; valentine K; Breckenridge J, 2019, Evaluation of the technology trial (Keeping Women Safe in Their Homes), Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5d894c6128880
    Reports | 2019
    Dr Paula Therese Jops
    Hilferty F; Katz I; Jops P; Challinor B; Talbot A; Evans G; Van Hooff M; Lawrence-Wood E; Zmudzki F, 2019, Homelessness amongst Australian veterans: findings from the qualitative interviews, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI), Melbourne, https://www.ahuri.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0025/46582/AHURI-Report_Homelessness-Amongst-Australian-contemporary-veterans_Qualitative-Interviews.pdf
  • Theses / Dissertations | 2017
    Dr Paula Therese Jops
    Jops PT, 2017, Negotiating Survival: Uncovering the Lived Experiences of Chin Refugee Women in Delhi, India who Engage in Risky Livelihoods

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