Projects

 

Peter has had senior roles (Senior researcher, science leader, objective leader or principal investigator) on the following research projects funded by the Public Good Science Fund through the Foundation for Research Science and Technology (FRST) and the Health Research Council of New Zealand ( HRC):

Project

Funding period

Associate Investigator: Ageing Well National Science Challenge

20172019
Investigator: Successful Whanau (MBIE)

2013
2016

Principal Investigator: New Zealand Longitudinal Study of Ageing (FRST)

2007

2013

Principal Investigator and Lead author: Socio-cultural Factors Underlying Food Security and Physical Activity for Māori and Pacific People (HRC/MoH)

2008

2010

Science Leader: Enhancing Wellbeing in an Ageing Society (FRST)

2004

2009

Objective Leader: NZ Poverty Measurement Project (FRST)

1998

2007

Senior researcher: Urban to Rural Migration (FRST)

1998

2002

Principal Investigator: Indicators of deprivation: The NZiDep Scale  (HRC)

2000

2002

Principal Investigator: The social dynamics underlying relationships between housing crowding and health (HRC)

2002

2004

Principal investigator: a network analysis of pathways to accessing mental health services and their patterns of use (HRC)

2000

2002

 

Peter was the senior researcher on the following research projects carried out under contract to other Public sector agencies and ministries:

Project

Year


Review and re-calculation of the New Zealand Living wage (Living Wage Aotearoa Campaign)

2018
Evaluation and mapping of the Wairarapa Social Sector Trial (Ministry of Social Development)

2015
Annual update of the New Zealand Living Wage rate (The Family Centre Social Policy Research Unit


2014

Defining a living wage level for New Zealand (The Living Wage Campaign)

2012 - 2013

An analysis of the health, social and demographic based life experiences of older Aucklanders (Auckland Council)

2011 - 2012

Resilience in Sole Parent Families (Ministry of Social Development)

2009 - 2011

A Qualitative Investigation into Pacific Communities and Organisations Social and Economic Contribution to Pacific Migrant Settlement Outcomes in New Zealand. (Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs).

2008 - 2009

Māori Housing Experiences: Emerging Trends and Issues  (Te Puni Kokiri, Housing New Zealand Corporation.)

2005 - 2006

Information Matters: How do consumers find out about pharmaceuticals? (Health Services Research Centre and Ministry of Health)

2004

Briefing document for incoming Families Commissioners (Ministry of Social Development)

2003

Case Studies of the Use of Section 16 of the Criminal Justice Act with Pacific Island Offenders (Ministry of Justice)

1999 – 2000

Review of Lottery Grants Responsiveness to Pacific Island Cultural Groups Department of Internal Affairs and Lottery Grants Board

1999

Development and maintenance of Social Monitoring system for the Hutt City Council

1998 - 2003


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