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Dr

Maureen Murphy

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Dr

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Dr Maureen Murphy is a Research Fellow in Food Systems in the School of Agriculture and Food, with a focus on the climate resilience of Melbourne's food system. Maureen is part of the Foodprint Melbourne project, which is investigating the resilience of Melbourne's food system to climate shocks and stresses and the role of Melbourne’s foodbowl in increasing the resilience of the city’s food supply.

Maureen completed her PhD in 2018 at the Centre for Health Equity, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health. Her PhD research, 'Local food environments for a healthy equitable city: evidence to inform urban planning policy and governance in Melbourne, Australia' contributed to the research program of the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Healthy Liveable Communities. Maureen holds a Master of Social Science (Policy & Human Services) from RMIT University and a Bachelor of Engineering (Agricultural) from The University of Melbourne . Maureen is interested in the application of research in policy settings and has worked for close to twenty years in Victorian local and state government. She has published and presented her research to researchers, policymakers and practitioners.

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Positions


Research Fellow (Food Systems)

Agriculture And Food

Member

Public Health Association of Australia

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Master of Social Science (Policy & Human Services)

RMIT University

Graduate Diploma of Journalism

RMIT University

Bachelor of Engineering (Agricultural)

University of Melbourne