Elly Howse is a Research Fellow at The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre and a PhD candidate in the Prevention Research Collaboration in the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre at the University of Sydney.
Elly has expertise in health promotion, chronic disease prevention and public health policy. She is a mixed methods researcher with additional training in qualitative methods and analysis. Her PhD research explores community attitudes and public opinion towards prevention with a particular focus on the views of young adults.
In addition to her work in the research and university sector, Elly has experience in federal and state politics. She has worked closely with federal and state ministers and shadow ministers on a range of public policy issues including health, education, youth affairs, and social services.