Dr Philip Gillingham

ARC Future Fellowship

School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
+61 7 336 51842


Dr Gillingham was a professional social worker for 16 years in both England and Australia. He moved to UQ in 2011 and since then has been awarded a Discovery Early Career Research Award and a Future Fellowship by the Australian Research Council. His research focuses on technological developments in social welfare agencies, particularly on their impacts on social work practice. He also conducts research in the field of child welfare and protection.

Research Interests

  • Child protection and family welfare
  • Techology in human service organisations


  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne
  • Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University
  • Master of Social Work, Monash University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Keele University
  • Certificate of Qualification in Social Work, Keele University


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Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Wallang, Muslimin, Henman, Paul and Gillingham, Philip (2015). Different patterns of usage of e-government services: a preliminary study. In: Carl Adams, Proceedings of the 15th European Conference on eGovernment, ECEG 2015. 15th European Conference on eGovernment, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, United Kingdom, (436-442). 18-19 June 2015.

  • Lynch, D., Gillingham, P. and Keddall, E. (2015). Researching the role of ethnicity in child protection decision-making. In: 14th Australasian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, Auckland, New Zealand, (). 29 March - 1 April, 2015.

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Completed Supervision