Eleanor completed a Bachelor of Science at the University of Melbourne (after transferring from the University of Western Australia), and began her career in medical research at the University’s Department of Medicine (Austin Hospital) and what is now the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health.
In 2000 Eleanor was selected for scholarship entry into the Australian National University’s Graduate Diploma in Science Communication, run in conjunction with Questacon, the National Science and Technology Centre. Since then she has accumulated 2 decades of experience in translating clinical and public health research into engaging formats appropriate for a variety of audiences, including healthcare consumers, clinicians and local governments.
In previous roles, Eleanor has worked as a writer for a healthcare marketing communications agency and supported the clinically-focused activities of a national health charity. She has also worked with a number of companies and organisations as a freelance specialist in written communications.
At AHA, Eleanor contributes to many aspects of our evaluations including desktop and literature reviews, stakeholder consultations (via survey, interview and focus group), qualitative data analysis and reporting.
Eleanor has cultivated many years' experience in translating clinical and public health research into engaging formats appropriate for a variety of audiences