Big Questions about Big Data: Key People

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Prof Annette Braunack-Mayer

Prof Annette Braunack-Mayer profile imageProf Braunack-Mayer is a bioethicist and public health researcher. Her research combines ethical analysis with a wide range of qualitative methods for engaging with citizens, patients, consumers and stakeholders. She has particular expertise in the use of deliberative methods of engagement with communities, but her research skill set extends across qualitative research and includes the incorporation of insights from quantitative research. She has led community engagement activities with citizens, patients and stakeholders across 10 funded projects, combining methods including citizens’ juries, in-depth interviews, focus groups, participant and non-participant observation, document and media analysis. Her current research spans vaccination policy and programs, the appropriate use of big data, obesity prevention, and chronic disease prevention in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.