Dr Kevin Murfitt

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer in Disability and Inclusion

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Health & Social Dev

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

kevin.murfitt@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 925 17190

Publications

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2022

Self-advocacy with retailers by people with complex communication needs

S Taylor, K Murfitt, S Balandin, Erin Wilson

(2022), pp. 1-10, International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

Making an Australian Regional City Accessible and Inclusive: A Transdisciplinary Research Approach to Community Participation in Urban

Richard Tucker, David Kelly, Patsie Frawley, Louise Johnson, Fiona Andrews, Kevin Murfitt, Valerie Watchorn

(2022), pp. 1-17, Urban Policy and Research, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article
2021

Communication access in the retail environment for people with complex communication needs

S Taylor, E Wilson, K Murfitt, S Balandin

(2021), Vol. 43, pp. 3189-3198, Disability and Rehabilitation, England, C1

journal article

Social Exclusion by Retailers of People with Complex Communication Needs

S Taylor, E Wilson, K Murfitt, S Balandin

(2021), Vol. 33, pp. 909-930, Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, C1

journal article

How Do People With Intellectual Disability Engage With and Understand Gambling? A Qualitative Study of Adults in Victoria, Australia

H Pitt, S Thomas, J Watson, R Shuttleworth, K Murfitt, S Balandin

(2021), Vol. 8, Frontiers in Public Health, Switzerland, C1

journal article
2020

Building an accessible and inclusive city

Richard Tucker, Patsie Frawley, David Kelly, Louise Johnson, Fiona Andrews, Kevin Murfitt

(2020), pp. 292-303, Sustaining social inclusion, Abingdon, Eng., B1

book chapter

Embedding change : designing short-term projects for sustainable effects

E Jenkin, E Wilson, R Campain, K Murfitt, M Clarke

(2020), pp. 189-202, Sustaining Social Inclusion, Abingdon, Eng., B1

book chapter

Weighing up the risks and benefits of community gambling venues as recreational spaces for people with lifelong disability

H Pitt, S Thomas, J Watson, R Shuttleworth, K Murfitt, S Balandin

(2020), Vol. 20, BMC Public Health, England, C1

journal article
2019

Understanding negative attitudes toward disability to foster social inclusion: An Australian case study

B Tan, E Wilson, R Campain, K Murfitt, N Hagiliassis

(2019), pp. 41-65, Inclusion, Equity and Access for Individuals with Disabilities: Insights from Educators across World, Cham, Switzerland, B1

book chapter

Customer service communication with customers with disability

S Taylor, S Balandin, E Wilson, K Murfitt

(2019), Vol. 36, pp. 228-239, Journal of consumer marketing, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article

Accessible & Inclusive Geelong Feasibility Study

Richard Tucker, David Kelly, Patsie Frawley, Louise Johnson, Kevin Murfitt, Fiona Andrews, Andrew Brown, Claire Henderson-Wilson, Ursula De Jong, Valerie Watchorn, Alexandra Gartrell, Kathryn Aedy, Susan Ang, Susan Balandin, Catherine Bennett, Danielle Hitch, David Jones, Erin Wilson

(2019), Geelong, Vic, A6

research report/technical paper
2018

Employer engagement in disability employment: a missing link for small to medium organizations-a review of the literature

K Murfitt, J Crosbie, J Zammit, G Williams

(2018), Vol. 48, pp. 417-431, Journal of vocational rehabilitation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2017

Listening to the voices of children: understanding the human rights priorities of children with disability in Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea

E Jenkin, E Wilson, M Clarke, R Campain, K Murfitt

(2017), Vol. 32, pp. 358-380, Disability and society, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

Diversity Field Officer service pilot project evaluation

K Murfitt, J Zammit, R Bryant, V Strachan, G Williams

(2017), Geelong, Vic., A6

research report/technical paper
2016

Spreading the word: using film to share research findings and knowledge about children with disabilities in Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea

E Jenkin, E Wilson, M Clarke, R Campain, K Murfitt

(2016), Vol. 11, pp. 69-84, Knowledge management for development journal, Bennekom, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2015

Inclusive practice for research with children with disability: a guide

E Jenkin, E Wilson, K Murfitt, M Clarke, R Campain, L Stockman

(2015), Melbourne, Vic., A6

research report/technical paper

The human rights needs and priorities of children with disability in Papua New Guinea

E Wilson, E Jenkin, K Murfitt, M Clarke, R Campain, L Stockman, I Leanave, L Nohan Neras, B Hahambu, P Wasape, Z McSivvi, I Powaseu, C Hagarty

(2015), Burwood, Vic., A6

research report/technical paper

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Including Pacific children with disabilities in the development

Prof Matthew Clarke, A/Prof Erin Wilson, Dr Kevin Murfitt

AusAID Grant - Australian Development Research Awards - Australian Agency for International Development

  • 2014: $371,905
  • 2013: $399,456

Achieving equality for people with disabilities: Disability-inclusive development programming in the employment sector in Cambodia.

Dr Alexandra Gartrell, A/Prof Elizabeth Hoban, Dr Kevin Murfitt

AusAID Grant - Australian Development Research Awards - Australian Agency for International Development

  • 2016: $6,753
  • 2015: $12,434
  • 2014: $12,434

Other Public Sector Funding

WAM Mentoring program

Dr Kevin Murfitt

The University of Melbourne

  • 2007: $9,000

Tasmanian Willing and Able Mentoring (WAM) Program 2009

Dr Kevin Murfitt, Ms Debbie Hindle

UniTas Grant - Research and Development - University of Tasmania

  • 2009: $4,000

Australian Government, FAHCSAI, Willing and Able Mentoring (WAM) Program 2009

Dr Kevin Murfitt

DFHCSIA Grant - Research - Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

  • 2009: $4,052

Diversity Field Officer Project - Supporting businesses to create meaningful employment for people with disability

Dr Kevin Murfitt

Victorian Workcover Authority (WorkSafe Victoria) - grant, National Disability lnsurance Scheme Launch Transition Agency

  • 2016: $109,090
  • 2015: $140,000

Employment Participation Literature Review.

Dr Kevin Murfitt, Ms Jenny Crosbie

National Disability lnsurance Scheme Launch Transition Agency

  • 2019: $25,000

National Disability Research Agenda

A/Prof Angela Dew, Dr Kevin Murfitt, Dr Joanne Watson, Dr Amie O'Shea, Dr Kate Anderson

Department of Social Services

  • 2022: $5,000
  • 2021: $34,910

Student Voice Toolkit

Dr Elena Jenkin, Dr Kevin Murfitt

DETVic Grant - Research - Department of Education and Training Victoria

  • 2022: $22,596
  • 2021: $22,596

Industry and Other Funding

Diversity Field Officer Project - Supporting businesses to create meaningful employment for people with disability

Dr Kevin Murfitt

Helen Macpherson Smith Trust Grant - Research

  • 2016: $43,824
  • 2015: $88,500

Meet Me in a Minute

Dr Kevin Murfitt

State Trustees Limited

  • 2016: $10,000

Diversity Field Officer (DFO) Project - Supporting businesses to create meaningful employment for people with disability

Dr Kevin Murfitt

Australian Federation of Disability Organisations

  • 2017: $23,725

Improving the Accessability of Geelong and the Bellarine.

Dr Kevin Murfitt

Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO) Ltd

  • 2021: $16,800
  • 2019: $50,000

Back to Back Theatre Research evaluation of NDIS ILC Grant.

A/Prof Angela Dew, Dr Kevin Murfitt

Back to Back Theatre inc

  • 2021: $15,000
  • 2020: $15,000

Study of automated boarding lifts and Disability Standard compliance for Next Generation Trams

Prof Douglas Creighton, Dr Kevin Murfitt, A/Prof Zoran Najdovski

Alstom Transport Australia

  • 2021: $30,000

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2022

Ekawati Liu

Thesis entitled: Because We Are Disabled, All the More Reason to Work!

Doctor of Philosophy (Health & Social Development), School of Health and Social Development

2021

Susan Elizabeth Taylor

Thesis entitled: Social exclusion by retailers of adults with complex communication needs

Doctor of Philosophy (Health & Social Development), School of Health and Social Development