Amanda Alderton

Amanda Alderton is a PhD Candidate and Research Assistant in the Healthy Liveable Cities Group at the RMIT Centre for Urban Research.

Amanda is working with Dr Hannah Badland in contextualising city ‘liveability’ within a low to middle income country (LMIC) perspective.

Her research interests include liveability, child-friendly cities, participatory geographic information systems, and the associations between the built environment and child health inequities.

Ms Alderton is a current PhD student at RMIT and received a Bachelor of Arts and Honours in history from the University of California, Berkeley.  She has a background in secondary education and worked as a secondary social studies teacher in the United States.

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NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Healthy, Liveable Communities

The Centre of Research Excellence in Healthy, Liveable and Equitable Communities investigates cost-effective built environment interventions to create healthy, liveable and equitable communities in Australia