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Biography

Dr Cammi Murrup-Stewart, is Aboriginal woman with close ties to Wurundjeri Country and a family history impacted by the Stolen Generation policies. An Assistant Lecturer (Indigenous) and researcher at the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health, Monash University, her research focuses on the social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal youth, with an emphasis on building the strategies young mob have for improving their wellbeing and mental health, using Indigenous methodologies, and supporting Indigenous students pursuing higher education. Her research aims to centre the voices of Indigenous peoples and other marginalised groups.

Cammi has over 8 years of experience in the international and local community development and health sectors, with a Bachelor and Masters in International Development. She has won an number of awards over the years, including the 2020 Premier’s Award for Health and Medical Research – Indigenous Researcher. Cammi also lives with multiple disabilities and chronic illnesses, and advocates for greater accessibility and inclusion.

Research interests

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social and emotional wellbeing
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander psychology
  • Indigenous research methodologies
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health
  • Accessibility within academia
  • Qualitative research methods

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Aboriginal social and emotional wellbeing, Doctorate of Philosophy