Researcher biography

Dr Kate Anderson is a researcher based on the Sunshine Coast who has worked as an ally in collaboration with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander researchers and communities for more than 15 years across the areas of cancer, kidney disease and wellbeing. Her current program of research at FNCWR is focused on understanding and measuring the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across the lifespan.

Kate has extensive qualitative research skills and experience, with >50 peer-reviewed journal publications, 22 in the past five years alone. She is currently a Chief/Associate Investigator on grants totalling over $14 million, including: