Rebecca is an Associate Professor in Criminology and the Director for the Monash Migration and Inclusion Centre at the School of Social Sciences, Monash University. She is the lead investigator of the Australian Community Capacity Study, a multi-million, multisite, longitudinal study of place. Dr Wickes’ research focuses on physical and demographic changes in urban communities and their influence on social relationships, inclusion and the concentration of social problems, in particular crime, social exclusion and public disorder.Read more about Rebecca Wickes's research
Rebecca Wickes's Articles
Visas, the virus, and family separation
Migrant visa holders have for years been feeling the pain of family separation that many of us are now experiencing in isolation.
What will a post-COVID-19 world look like?
Our post-coronavirus pandemic future will be very different to the one we anticipated, as it reshapes relationships, governments, business, and broader society.
A new study examines the racial and cultural attitudes held towards minority groups by people across Melbourne.
From fields of green to a '20-minute city'
With Melbourne’s population continuing to boom, urban planners and academics have a vision for the city to become a network of connected communities where people will be able to walk or cycle to amenities.
Episode 13: The question of retaliation
We explore retaliation against criminals, cyberbullies and whistle-blowers to determine if the concept of an eye for an eye still has a place in our changing world.
Encouraging migrants to move to regional areas could be a 'win-win' scenario, as long as policymakers pay attention to five key factors.