Hannah Blackney worked as a Research Cadet for two years at Orima Research, Australia’s leading provider of end-to-end research and data analytics services to the public sector. There she gained experience in all stages of the research process, gathering, analysing and reporting on social and market research data across a wide range of projects for the public sector and the not-for-profit sector. She has also participated in formulating and carrying out her own academic research projects in psychology, learning important research skills surrounding background research, formulating methodologies and writing academic research reports. Hannah also worked as an executive assistant at the medical research facility the Burnet Institute, where she gained valuable experience editing and submitting formal academic research papers in the scientific field.
Hannah recently graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Creative Writing. Hannah loves writing for its power to distil complex ideas into clear communication that can be understood by anyone. She’s excited to move into the Humanitarian sector as she has always had a passion for any pursuit that makes a difference to peoples’ lives. She looks forward to the merging of scientific and humanitarian pursuit at HAG. Hannah is most passionate about issues surrounding climate change, women’s rights and social diversity. Hannah currently provides support in research, operations and policy.