Work with us

We’re recognised for our unique transdisciplinary approach to social housing research. When you partner with HOME, you benefit from our world-class research expertise and network of varied partners.

As the only research centre at Deakin combining researchers from all four faculties into one interdisciplinary group, our 30+ strong team enables a holistic understanding and approach to complex housing issues.

Our researchers bring together communities, not-for-profit organisations, industry and government to co-design unique solutions and create affordable, sustainable and inclusive housing.

HOME’s work is guided by our vision to provide ‘a home for all’ – affordable, safe, well-designed, sustainable and connected housing for everyone. In turn, our research findings help inform better policy interventions to build stronger cities, suburbs and neighbourhoods.


Learn more about our innovative research program and how it can support your organisational goals

The HOME team is supported by members who represent each faculty and is led by our two renowned co-directors.

To find out more about collaborating with us, email us at or contact one of our four leaders:


Professor Richard Tucker


Faculty of Science Engineering and Built Environment faculty lead



Associate Professor Fiona Andrews, PhD


Faculty of Health faculty lead



Associate Professor Patrick West

Faculty of Arts & Education faculty lead



Associate Professor Ameeta Jain

Faculty of Business & Law faculty lead