Dr. Nicholas Biddle is a quantitative social scientist and a Fellow at the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR) at the Australian National University (ANU). He is also Deputy Director of the Australian Centre for Applied Social Research Methods (AusCen), Graduate Convenor and Honours Co-ordinator for CAEPR and a member of the College of Arts and Social Sciences' Research Committee.
He has a Bachelor of Economics (Hons.) from the University of Sydney and a Master of Education from Monash University. He also has a PhD in Public Policy from the ANU where he wrote his thesis on the benefits of and participation in education of Indigenous Australians.
Between July 2011 and February 2012, Nicholas was a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity at Stanford University. He is currently working on the Indigenous Population project, funded by the Commonwealth and State/Territory Governments. He has recently completed a Research Fellowship for the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) and previously held a Senior Research Officer and Assistant Director position in the Methodology Division of the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Dr. Biddle recently produced an online lecture series on 'Measures of Indigenous wellbeing and their determinants across the lifecourse.' Go here for details: