New opportunity to work on participation and policy with the Drug Policy Modelling Program, SPRC, UNSW (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)
We are looking for a dynamic, PhD qualified, qualitative researcher who wants to work with community partners on current drug policy solutions, as well as theorise participation.
A new ARC-funded project will test whether participatory processes that engage with values, community goals and diverse stakeholders can enhance the design of drug policy solutions. Three current drug policy design dilemmas (decriminalisation, cannabis social clubs, and mandatory treatment) will form case studies. These ‘experiments in participation’ will examine how participation shapes the policy design solutions; whether trials of participatory processes generate critical spaces where new innovative policy design emerges; and the productive capacity and constitutive effects of participation.