Edilene Lopes McInnes

Dr Edilene Lopes McInnes

NHMRC Ext Fund Res Fellow (A)

School of Humanities

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics


I am a researcher with experience in innovative ways to engage diverse groups in institutional decisions related to projects, policies, and other types of initiatives. I am interested in the research and practical implementation of the design and evaluation of engagement strategies that incorporate the values and perspectives of all stakeholders to improve decision-making processes.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2022 - ongoing NHMRC Postdoctoral research fellow University of Adelaide
    2020 - 2022 Research Assistant University of South Australia
    2019 - 2019 Research Assistant University of South Australia
    2019 - 2019 Teaching assistant The University of Adelaide
    2015 - 2015 Research Assistant The University of Adelaide
    2012 - 2015 Interviewer Newfocus Market Research
    2011 - 2012 Admin Officer Salford College (Adelaide)
    2010 - 2010 Business Advisory Coordinator Business SA
    2007 - 2008 Journalist Oswaldo Cruz Foundation
    2007 - 2007 Journalist Imprensa Livre
    2005 - 2006 Parliamentary Assistant Camara Municipal de Paraty (Paraty City Council)
    2004 - 2005 Project Manager Rio de Janeiro State University
    2003 - 2004 Communications Manager Oswaldo Cruz Foundation
    2001 - 2003 Journalist Rio de Janeiro State University
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2016 Fellowship Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships 2016 The Australian Government Department of Education and Training Australia -
    2015 Scholarship Australia Postgraduate Award The University of Adelaide Australia -
    2015 Scholarship Department of Premier and Cabinet Supplementary Scholarship South Australian Department of Premier and Cabinet Australia -
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    Portuguese Can peer review
    Spanish; Castilian Can read and understand spoken
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2015 - 2021 University of Adelaide Australia PhD
    2012 - 2015 University of Adelaide Australia Master of Philosophy (Public Health)
    2005 - 2006 State University of Campinas Brazil Science Communication Grad. Diploma
    2001 - 2003 Rio de Janeiro State University Brazil Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations)
    1997 - 2001 Rio de Janeiro State University Brazil Bachelor of Communication (Journalism)
  • Certifications

    Date Title Institution name Country
    2021 Doctor of Philosophy University of Adelaide Australia
  • Research Interests

Teaching assistant 
March 2019 - December 2019
Facilitator/teaching assistant for classes of the Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences
The course relates to basic research and professional oral/written communication skills to first-year students of a University course. This role also involved marking assignments and providing feedback to students in writing and face-to-face.

  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2021 - ongoing Member International Association for Public Part Australia
    2015 - ongoing Member HTAi Canada
    2013 - ongoing Member PHAA Australia
  • Position: NHMRC Ext Fund Res Fellow (A)
  • Phone: 83130617
  • Email: edilene.lopesmcinnes@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Hughes, floor 6
  • Org Unit: School of Humanities

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