Matalena Tofa

Dr

  • 81 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
20122020
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Research interests

  • Collaborative and participatory research
  • Natural hazards and communities
  • Disaster risk reduction
  • Community development
  • Social networks
  • Graduate experiences and careers

Education/Academic qualification

Education, M Ed (TESOL), Queensland University of Technology

Human Geography, PhD, Macquarie University

Human Geography, MA, University of Auckland

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Projects 2016 2019

Research Outputs 2012 2020

Collective impact: a review of the peer-reviewed research

Ennis, G. & Tofa, M., 2 Jan 2020, In : Australian Social Work. 73, 1, p. 32-47 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Research Peer Review
Social Change
Research
social change
Capacity Building

Behaviour around floodwater: challenges for floodwater safety and risk communication

Taylor, M., Tofa, M., Haynes, K., McLaren, J., Readman, P., Ferguson, D., Rundle, S. & Rose, D., 31 Oct 2019, In : Australian Journal of Emergency Management. 34, 4, p. 40-47 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
risk communication
Foot
Emergencies
expert
Emergency services

Bunbum ga dhä-yutagum: to make it right again, to remake

Bawaka Country, Suchet-Pearson, S., Wright, S., Lloyd, K., Tofa, M., Burarrwanga, L., Ganambarr, R., Ganambarr-Stubbs, M., Ganambarr, B. & Maymuru, D., 27 Feb 2019, In : Social and Cultural Geography.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

colonialism
refuse
violence
singing
colonial age

Going beyond "getting a job": graduates' narratives and lived experiences of employability and their career development

Bridgstock, R., Grant-Iramu, M., Bilsland, C., Tofa, M., Lloyd, K. & Jackson, D., 2019, Education for employability (volume 2): learning for future possibilities. Higgs, J., Letts, W. & Crisp, G. (eds.). Leiden, The Netherlands ; Boston: Brill | Sense, p. 89-104 16 p. (Practice Futures; vol. 4).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Goŋ Gurtha: enacting response-abilities as situated co-becoming

Bawaka Country, Suchet-Pearson, S., Wright, S., Lloyd, K., Tofa, M., Sweeney, J., Burarrwanga, L., Ganambarr, R., Ganambarr-Stubbs, M., Ganambarr, B. & Maymuru, D., Aug 2019, In : Environment and Planning D: Society and Space. 37, 4, p. 682-702 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

kinship
ability
world
responsibility
ontology

Activities 2019 2019

Pasifika Connections Program Mentor

Holly Doel-Mackaway (Other), Matalena Tofa (Other)
1 May 20191 May 2020

Activity: Other

Risk Communication

Matalena Tofa (Speaker), Melanie Taylor (Speaker)
26 Nov 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk