Hilary Bambrick

Hilary Bambrick

Head of School – Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology

Epidemiologist. Bioanthropologist. Climate change thought-leader. Hilary Bambrick, a professor at Queensland University of Technology, is all of this and much more.

Working on the forefront of solving the numerous issues surrounding climate change, Hilary’s Her research has largely focused on the health impacts of climate change, particularly in vulnerable populations. She also consults to government, NGOs and the private sector, and is known internationall as the ‘poo lady’ after using the word Parliamentary committee hearing.

She has over 60 research publications, once played in a ukulele band, and is a contributor to The Conversation. Additionally, she has won several high-profile awards, including, the NSW Young Tall Poppy Award and ANU’s University Medal.

Hilary will be heading up a workshop at #GIF17 on creating better health outcomes through ‘climate ready’ cities and will be a panellist for a discussion on planetary health.