Jung Yoon

Research Fellow

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Bedford Park (3.58)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Jung Yoon is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Disability and Community Inclusion within the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Flinders University. She combines her lived experience as a mother of a child with complex disabilities and her research knowledge and skills to understand the context of disability and to improve the quality of life for people with disability.

Jung has focused on building safe, accessible, inclusive, and innovative working environments to enable socio-economic inclusion for people with cognitive disability, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and intellectual and mental disabilities. She also supports cross-cultural research projects between Australia and South Korea by building project concepts and connecting to project relevant bodies in South Korea.

Jung’s research interests include socio-cultural impact, disability employment, social enterprise management, inclusive corporate culture, and social and disability-related policies under the jurisdiction of other countries.


2023 PhD (Business Management) at Flinders University

2019 Graduate Diploma in Research Method at Flinders University

2012 Master of Teaching (Secondary Education) at the University of South Australia

2009 Master of Visual Art & Design (Textile) at the University of South Australi

2004 Honours of Visual Communication (Character Design) at the University of South Australia

2003 Bachelor of Visual Communication (Illustration) at the University of South Australia

Honours, awards and grants

2023-2024 $524,000. Information Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) Program, Department of Social Services, Australian Government. Co-designing disability employment strategies with people with disability, industry mentors, and disability employment experts to diversify the workforce for people with disability in fashion and hospitality nationwide. Goodwin-Smith, I., Manoharan, A., Jones, J., Hutchinson, C. & Yoon, J.

2021-2022 $ 38,000. Australia-Korea Foundation Grant, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Australia-Korea cross-cultural conference on innovation in disability employment. Goodwin-Smith, I. & Yoon, J.