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Researcher: Denny, LJ (Ms Lisa Denny)

Fields of Research

Population Trends and Policies
Human Geography
Social Change
Social and Cultural Geography
Family and Household Studies
Urban and Regional Studies (excl. Planning)
Aged Health Care
Social Policy
Migration
Education Policy
Policy and Administration
Urban Sociology and Community Studies
Public Administration
Public Policy
Demography
Climate Change Processes
Industrial Relations
Labour Economics
Political Science
Environmental Sociology
Innovation and Technology Management
Regional Analysis and Development
Tourism Policy
Aquaculture
Environmental Engineering
Fisheries Management
Risk Engineering (excl. Earthquake Engineering)
Surfacewater Hydrology

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Government and Politics
Skeletal System and Disorders (incl. Arthritis)
Employment Patterns and Change
Public Services Policy Advice and Analysis
Demography
Justice and the Law
Economic Issues in Tourism
Industry Policy
Comparative Structure and Development of Community Services
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Cultural Understanding
Work and Institutional Development
Macro Labour Market Issues
Socio-Cultural Issues in Tourism
Human Capital Issues
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on the South Pacific (excl. Australia and New Zealand) (excl. Social Impacts)
Social Class and Inequalities
Time Use, Unpaid Work and Volunteering
Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
Aquaculture Fin Fish (excl. Tuna)
Aquaculture Oysters
Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Wild Caught Rock Lobster
Natural Hazards

Career Best Publications

Choosing a career? These jobs won’t go out of style
Decomposition: population ageing at a sub-national level using Tasmania, Australia as a case study; Journal of Population Research
Meet the new seachangers: now it’s younger Australians moving out of the big cities
Migration is slowing Australia’s rate of ageing, but not necessarily in the regions
Thank God you’re here: the coming generation and their role in future‑proofing Australia from the challenges of population ageing; Australian Journal of Social Issues

Research Publications

'Moving to Tassie' - a brief examination of internal migration to Tasmania
An analysis of the potential impacts of the proposed relocation of the University of Tasmania Sandy Bay Campus to the Hobart CBD
Baby Boomers, be nice to your grandkids: they may save Australia
Choosing a career? These jobs won’t go out of style
Decomposition: population ageing at a sub-national level using Tasmania, Australia as a case study; Journal of Population Research
Diversifying Tasmania's Economy: Analysis and Options
Economic restructuring and the polarisation of the workforce: a regional perspective; Australasian Journal of Regional Studies
Education, jobs and the political economy of tourism: expectations and realities in the case of Tasmania; Australasian Journal of Regional Studies
Exploring emotional reflexivity in British lifestyle migration to Australia; Population, Space and Place
Future Tasmania: We are lucky to have got here ... so the future will rely on a rethink
Heigh-ho, heigh-ho, it’s off to work we go – the Fourth Industrial Revolution and thoughts on the future of work in Australia; Australian Journal of Labour Economics
Housing in Hobart: an overview of the data; Presentation to the City of Hobart Housing Roundtable
Insight Four: Planning for the future of aged care
Insight One: The Changing Nature of Work in Tasmania
Insight Six: Positive signs, but how can we make it last? Tasmania’s changing population dynamics
Insight Two: Tasmania's workforce by industry sector
Jobs race a matter of rich and poor
Libs' people plan 'feasable'
Measuring mendicancy: identifying capacity for future economic sustainability by developing a measure of government dependency; Australian Economic Review
Meet the new seachangers: now it’s younger Australians moving out of the big cities
Migration is slowing Australia’s rate of ageing, but not necessarily in the regions
On the Move
Productivity and Skill Utilization; Skills Tasmania Annual Conference
Projecting Volunteer Resource Requirements Under Extreme Climate Futures Technical Report
Regional population trends in Tasmania: Issues and options
Report: an overview of the potential socio-economic impacts of the proposed relocation of the University of Tasmania Sandy Bay campus to the Hobart CBD
Seachange in Tasmania: exploring interstate migration into the 'Apple Isle'; Australasian Journal of Regional Studies
State of the Tourism Workforce in Tasmania; Tourism in Tasmania
Strategic policy responses to population decline: A synthesis of regional approaches and outcomes with policy recommendations for consideration from a Tasmanian context
Tackling the challenge of Tasmania's ageing population
Tackling the challenge of Tasmania’s ageing population
Talking Point: Counting cost of leaving skills at home
Talking Point: Fewer births a spanner in push for population
Talking Point: Hang on for workforce disruption
Talking Point: Jobs of the future coming ready or not
Talking Point: Just one thing can derail any Tasmanian’s path through life
Talking Point: Only new rules can ease the pain of this industrial revolution
Talking Point: Tasmania’s population tide has turned
Tasmania can’t only rely on a growing population for an economic boost
Tasmania in Transition; Tasmania in Transition, Skills Tasmania Conference
Tasmania is on track for population decline. We have three options, including doing nothing
TASMANIAN DEMOGRAPHICS REPORT Of 50 to 64 year olds and 65 to 79 year olds
Tasmanian Housing Summit Directions Paper
Tasmanian Housing Update, Full Report
Tasmanian Housing Update: Housing and Community Research Unit, University of Tasmania
Tassie facing an age-old dilemma
Tassie prime for a rebrand
Thank God you’re here: the coming generation and their role in future‑proofing Australia from the challenges of population ageing; Australian Journal of Social Issues
The aspirational Tasmanian: ready for the right kind of change
The aspirational Tasmanian: ready for the right kind of change
The dialogic negotiation of justice; Journal of Sustainable Tourism
The IGR focuses on the old, when the future belongs to the young
The political economy of tourism: Job polarization, equity and resistance; TASA Conference 2018: Precarity, Rights and Resistance
The problem of education in Tasmania; Tasmanian Leaders Program
The state of Tasmania’s community service industry
Using SPSS for Descriptive Statistical Analysis; Social Research Methods
Women in the Workforce
Workforce polarisation in Tasmania: Implications for the future of work and training
Young people missing out on jobs to older workers and migrants: study
Youth employment in Australia: A comparative analysis of labour force participation by age group; Journal of Applied Youth Studies
“Moving to Tassie” – a brief examination of internal migration to Tasmania

Research Projects

Projecting Volunteer Resource Requirements Under Extreme Climate Futures; Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management [TAS] (DPEM)
An analysis of housing supply and demand in Tasmania
Korongee Lifestyles
State of Tasmania's Community Services Industry, 2019
Tasmanian Community Fund Key Indicators
Tasmanian population research partnership

Research Candidate Supervision