Director – Australian Centre for Housing Research, University of Adelaide
Professor Emma Baker is the Director of the Australian Centre for Housing Research at the University of Adelaide. She is also Deputy Director of the newly established NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence for Healthy Housing. Her research examines the cumulative effects of housing, environmental, locational and socioeconomic vulnerabilities, with a particular focus on utilising large longitudinal, administrative datasets to create knowledge that responds to real policy problems. Recent academic and policy publications include commissioned policy background papers for the planning and housing strategies, a big data analysis of long run housing trajectories in Australia, and a series of analyses of the effects of housing on individual health.