Ms Rachel Bills

Rachel Bills
Higher Degree by Research Candidate
PhD Candidate
School of Architecture and Built Environment
Faculty of the Professions

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Ms Rachel Bills

From a long held interest in housing and health, Rachel's current research focuses on thermal comfort and health in the older population. This includes examining the thermal preferences of older people, the thermal conditions of their homes and determining what conditions best provide both comfort and health.

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
2011 - 2013 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Architectural Design
2008 - 2009 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Health Science (Hons)
2005 - 2007 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science)

Conference Papers

Year Citation
2016 Bills, R. D. (2016). Cold Comfort: Thermal sensation in people over 65 and the consequences for an ageing population. Windsor Conference 2016: Making Comfort Relevant. L. Brotas, S. Roaf, F. Nicol & M. Humphreys (Eds.) Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Great Park.
2016 Bills, R., Soebarto, V. & Williamson, T. (2016). Thermal experiences of older people during hot conditions in Adelaide. 50th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association. J. Zuo, L. Daniel & V. Soebarto (Eds.) Adelaide, SA.
2015 Bills, R. & Soebarto, V. I. (2015). Understanding the changing thermal comfort requirements and preferences of older Australians. 49th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association. R. Crawford & A. Stephan (Eds.) Melbourne, Australia.

AHURI Top-up scholarship recipient 2014-2016

2017 Designing Research Methods (M.Arch/M.Larch). School of Architecture and the Built Environment, University of Adelaide. (Tutor, Marker)

2017 Environment I (B. Arch. Des). School of Architecture and the Built Environment, University of Adelaide. (Tutor, Marker)

Position
PhD Candidate
Phone
83133702
Fax
8313 4377
Campus
North Terrace
Building
Horace Lamb Building
Room Number
3 011a
Org Unit
School of Architecture & Built Environment

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