Bianca is an early career researcher having completed a Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion (Honours) in 2020 at Deakin University. During her Honours year, Bianca conducted a qualitative media analysis focusing on Victoria’s first medically supervised injecting room and was subsequently published.
Bianca has been with the Burnet Institute as a research assistant since March 2022 where she has been working on multiple projects focused on injecting drug use. Bianca is works as a casual academic at Deakin conducting research on women who use performance and image enhancing drugs.
A recipient of a Deakin Burnet Research Partnership Scholarship, Bianca commenced her PhD in mid-2022. Her project explores the public amenity and drug consumption rooms. Currently, Bianca is undertaking structured observations in the area particular to the North Richmond Medically Supervised Injecting Room.
- 2020: Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion (Honours), Deakin University
- 2022–current: Research Assistant – Alcohol and Other Drugs, Burnet Insititute
- 2020–present: Research Assistant, Deakin University