• Save the date: One day regional online conference Thursday 9th December 2021.

  • Theme: Looking to the Future.

  • Keynote speaker: Professor Emeritus Donna Mertens.

  • Workshops by Tim Guetterman and pat Bazeley.

  • Conference Website: https://www.mmira-oceania.org/2021-conference

Objectives of the MMIRA-O Chapter

  1. Build a community of, and share expertise amongst, mixed methods researchers throughout the Oceania region (including all Pacific Nations);
  2. Support and build MMR capacity for researchers and research students throughout the Oceania Region;
  3. Contribute to civil society through enhancing the mixed methods research skills of those working professionally in development and policy work, and in practice more generally;
  4. Connect members to the wider global networks of mixed methods researchers.


Prof. Pat Bazeley, Western Sydney and Torrens Universities. Sydney and Adelaide, Australia. (President)

Dr. Jessica Stander, University of Melbourne. Melbourne, Australia. (Vice President)

Dr. Peter Rawlins, Massey University. Palmerston North, New Zealand. (Secretary)

Valerie Leishman (Doctoral Candidate), Charles Darwin University. Darwin, Australia. (Treasurer)

Dr. Philppa Bulter, Massey University. Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Prof. Roslyn Cameron, Torrens University Australia. Adelaide, South Australia.

Dr. Isabel Jamieson, Ara Institute of Canterbury. Christchurch, New Zealand.

Dr. Jennifer Litau, Pacific Adventist University. Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

Dr. Dev Raj Paudyal, University of Southern Queensland. Toowoomba, Australia.

Associate Prof. Anna Williams, The University of Notre Dame Australia. Sydney, Australia.

Jeremaiah Opiniano, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines.

Kylie Short (Doctoral Candidate), University of Canterbury. Christchurch, New Zealand. (Membership Coordinator)

Contact: MMIRA.oceania@gmail.com

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