Camilla Burkot is a Research Officer at the Development Policy Centre, supporting the Centre’s research activities on Australian and New Zealand aid and aid effectiveness, funded by the Gates Foundation. She also edits the Devpolicy Blog, is a co-convenor of the annual Australasian Aid Conference, and assists with the Centre’s events and publications.
On the Devpolicy Blog, Camilla frequently writes on topics related to Australian aid and global health, and has published a number of interviews with global development leaders. Her writing has also been published on Policy Forum and In Asia.
Prior to joining the Development Policy Centre, Camilla was a Research Officer in nursing and midwifery at James Cook University in Cairns. She has previously conducted research with ICAP-Columbia University, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Emory University, and as an independent consultant. She has global health research and volunteer field experience in Kenya, Ethiopia, Lesotho, and Papua New Guinea. Camilla holds a Master of Public Health (Sociomedical Sciences and Global Health) from Columbia University and a BA (Hons) in Social Anthropology from the University of Cambridge.
- Burkot, C., Naidi, L., Seehofer, L., & Miles, K. (2017). “Perceptions of incentives offered in a community-based malaria diagnosis and treatment program in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea”. Social Science & Medicine. In press.
- Wood, T., Burkot, C., & Howes, S. (2017). “Gauging change in Australian aid: Stakeholder perceptions of the government aid program”. Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies.
- Birks, M., Bagley, T., Park, T., Burkot, C., & Mills, J. (2017). “The impact of clinical placement model on learning in nursing: A descriptive exploratory study”. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 34(3), 16-23.
- Burkot, C. (2015). “Biomedicine in an unstable place: Infrastructure and personhood in a Papua New Guinean hospital (book review)”. Global Public Health, 11(4), 513-4.
- Burkot, C. & Wood, T. (2015). “Australian public opinion about foreign aid, 2011-2015”. Development Policy Centre Discussion Paper 40.
- Winskell, K., Brown, P., Patterson, A., Burkot, C., & Mbakwem, B. (2013). “Making sense of HIV in southeast Nigeria: Fictional narratives, cultural meanings, and methodologies in medical anthropology”. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 27(2), 193–214.
- Dornan, M., Wood, T., & Burkot, C. (2017). What Australian aid flows show. 2017 Australasian Aid Conference, Canberra.
- Burkot, C., Naidi, L., Seehofer, L., & Miles, K. (2016). Listening to ‘meri lo ples’: qualitative insights into a community-based malaria diagnosis and treatment program in Papua New Guinea. International Congress for Tropical Medicine and Malaria 2016, Brisbane.
- Burkot, C. and Wood, T. (2016). What do Australians think about aid? 2016 Australasian Aid Conference, Canberra.
- Rhodes-Bratton, B., Burkot, C., Galeucia, M., Zinger, K., Caban, M., Skelly, F. … Moon-Howard, J. (2014). Going beyond the mold: A PhotoVoice project with NYCHA residents in the South Bronx. 2014 American Public Health Association Annual Conference, New Orleans.
- Burkot, C., Frederix, K., Hirsch-Moverman, Y., Mabatloung, M., El-Sadr, W., & Howard, A. (2014). Implementation science to improve care for HIV-infected TB patients in Lesotho: The START Study. Global Health Certificate Practicum Poster Showcase, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University.
Other publications and reports
- Burkot, C. and Howes, S. (2017). Australian funding of global medical research: how to scale up?.
- DeCourcy, V. and Burkot, C. (2016). Gone backward: findings from the 2016 Australian aid transparency audit.
- Davies, R. and Burkot, C. (2016). Aid law: what is it good for?. Development Policy Centre Policy Brief 14.
- Burkot, C., vanHeerde-Hudson, J., Hudson, D., Spratt, J., and Wood, T. (2016). Creating a healthy domestic political economy for aid and development - Summary Report.
- Wood, T. and Burkot, C. (2016). A mixed review for New Zealand aid - the 2015 stakeholder survey.
- Wood, T., Burkot, C., and Howes, S. (2016). Australian aid: signs of risk - the 2015 Australian Aid Stakeholder Survey.
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