My research applies mixed methods approaches using my experience in the use of quantitative and qualitative research methods
Dr Helen Klieve currently lectures in research methodology in the School of Education and Professional Studies, Griffith University, teaching within the Masters and Doctoral programs. She has a multidisciplinary research background, including an Honours degree in zoology (UNSW), a Masters in quantitative economics (UNE) and a Doctorate in quantitative genetics (UNE), as well as an Education background through a Dip. Ed and BEd (UNE). She also has extensive experience in government policy through past roles as a policy analyst in strategic policy within the Queensland Government, with this adding a very practical perspective to the broad use of research, linking to her interest in the role of research findings in the decision making process. Her research applies mixed methods approaches using her extensive experience in the use of quantitative and qualitative research methods, with a particular interest in survey design and analysis, with recent work also including techniques for the analysis of open response data from surveys.
Helen’s research interests focus on research applications addressing the issue of disadvantage and social inclusion. Helen has a particular interest in the development and use of applications that build on the capacity to contribute to effective information for decision making. Recent highlights include:
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