Nicola Taylor

Professor Nicola Taylor

Professor Nicola Taylor holds the Alexander McMillan Leading Thinker Chair in Childhood Studies and is also the Director of the Children’s Issues Centre, Faculty of Law at Otago University. Nicola has a Bachelor of Social Work (Hons) degree, a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree, a PhD, and has been admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand. She is also an accredited Family Mediator. Nicola has a particular interest in socio-legal research with children, parents and family justice sector professionals on such topics as children’s day-to-day care and contact arrangements following parental separation, relocation, international child abduction, children’s participation, child-inclusive practice and family dispute resolution.

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Conference 2023

The Pacifica Congress Annual Conference - Family Matters is being held at the Grand Chancellor in Hobart from Aug 31-Sep 2 2023

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Dr Sarah Calvert

Dr Sarah Calvert looks at how current and up to date psychological science and its knowledge base can inform and support both the participants and decision making in the more complex cases that come to Family Courts.

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