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Dr Maedeh Aboutalebi Karkavandi

Postdoctoral research fellow


Dr. Maedeh Aboutalebi Karkavandi is a psychologist who specialises in the application of social network analysis in a number of contexts including educational and organisational settings. She received her PhD in 2017 from the University of Melbourne. Maedeh joined Swinburne University in August 2017. Her work includes assessment of inter-organisational research collaborations. She is currently involved in “social network evaluation of the Swinburne-CSIRO strategic relationship”. She is also interested in applying social network analysis as a tool to understand the contribution of social relations to the students and schools' outcomes.

Research interests

Social network analysis; Educational psychology; Inter-organisational collaborations

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Associate Supervisor.

Fields of Research

  • Sociology - 441000

Further information


Also published as: Aboutalebi Karkavandi, Maedeh; Aboutalebi Karkavandi, M.; Aboutalebi, M. K.; Aboutalebi, Maedeh; Karkavandi, M.
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2020: Understanding the value of SGGPCP in context of COVID-19  *; VicHealth
  • 2019: A community of practice for teachers of students with refugee backgrounds: A network approach and intervention *; Teachers Health Foundation
  • 2019: A Social Network Analysis (SNA) of Collaboration Part 2 - Role of Brokers *; Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

* Chief Investigator

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