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Catherine Raffaele

Catherine Raffaele

Senior Research Analyst

Rm 314
C37A - Burren Street
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9351 0011
Fax +61 2 9351 0034


Catherine Raffaele is a Senior Research Analyst at the Workplace Research Centre (Business School, University of Sydney) where she undertakes applied research for government and industry looking at the changing nature of work and workforce development needs. She has had previous roles in the IT industry and university research as well as leading consumer policy development in areas affected by emerging digital technology for CHOICE (the Australian Consumers' Association). She is also Coordinator of the Sydney Health and Work Research Network, an initiative sponsored by the University of Sydney to develop models of sustainable work that support both health and productivity.

Her research interests include sustainable work, workforce learning and development, workforce inclusion and participation, telework and disruptive technologies.

Newsroom articles

  • How to be healthier at work 28 Apr 2014


    Cosmopolitan magazine interviews Catherine Raffaele about how to be healthier at work in their hour by hour health plan.

  • Evolving workplace space sees productivity improvements 12 Aug 2013

    ABC Business Today

    ABC TV Business Today program interviewed Catherine Raffaele, Workplace Research Centre, on activity-based working, which could improve productivity in many Australian businesses.

  • Office-bound staff urged to work at home 04 Nov 2012

    The Age

    The Age has interviewed Catherine Raffaele from the Workplace Research Centre on the topic of working from home.

  • Those with clout at highest risk of burnout 29 Oct 2012

    The Age

    The Age newspaper has interviewed Catherine Raffaele, senior research analyst at the Workplace Research Centre of the University of Sydney Business School, regarding small business owners and wellbeing.

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Research Grants

Getting to Work: Barriers and Facilitators for People Living with Disability

The research, by providing recommendations for strategies to address key transport related barriers and facilitate people attending work, is intended to provide guidance to policy makers and businesses on how they can better support the workforce participation of people living with disability.

Business of Health Research Network Seed Funding Grant

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