ACU Research

Professor Sandra Jones

Chief Investigator of HBI: Community Engagement

Professor Sandra Jones is the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Engagement at ACU. Her role provides leadership, advice and support for ACU’s community engagement strategy, including strategic frameworks that implement the new measurement of research engagement and impact.

Prior to her current appointment, Professor Jones was the Director of ACU’s Centre for Health and Social Research (CHaSR), which is a research centre focused on social marketing and community-based research.

Professor Jones joined ACU in 2014 after more than a decade as the Founding Director of Australia’s largest social marketing research group at the University of Wollongong. Her research career focused on the development and delivery of community-based interventions, in partnership with health services and non-government organisations, to improve the uptake of health-promoting and risk-reducing behaviours.

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