Dr Lucy Simmonds is a Lecturer in Marketing and Health Care Management. She holds a PhD in marketing, a Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) and postgraduate qualifications in communication. Lucy's industry background is as a marketing communciations practitioner with experience in organisations such as the Australian Science Media Centre and the Department for Health. As a researcher, she is particularly interested in marketing communications, consumer behaviour, health communications and implementation science.
Lucy is a chief investigator on over $1.4 million of research projects. She is a Endeavour Research Fellowship recipient (Australian government award) at the University of Texas at Austin, USA. She is a review editor for Frontiers in Communication and reviews for high-quality journals in marketing and health sciences, including Journal of Business Research, Psychology & Marketing and the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
Lucy is the Course Program Coordinator, Bachelor of Business (Marketing) (International Business) (Sports Management). As an educator, Lucy has a decade of experience at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level and teaches consumer behaviour, marketing communications and research methods.
Lucy is Adjunct Research Fellow at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) and Affiliate Researcher at the Centre for Social Impact. Lucy is passionate about making research accessible for the community and has published 15 articles in the mainstream press, including The Conversation and The West Australian.
Research Excellence Award for an Early Career Researcher, College of Business Government and Law
Psychology & Marketing Top Citations Award
Health Translation SA Research Translation Award
SAHMRI High Impact Publication Award
Endeavour Research Fellowship
Vice Chancellor and President’s Scholarship
Australian Postgraduate Award
The Australian National University Questacon Scholarship
Most Outstanding Honours Student in the Discipline of Paediatrics, University of Adelaide
Children’s Health Research Institute Honours Scholarship
PhD, Ehrenberg-Bass Institute
Graduate Diploma in Science Communication, The Australian National University
Graduate Certificate in Marketing, University of South Australia
Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) (First Class), University of Adelaide
Bachelor of Science in Genetics (Major), University of Adelaide
Diploma in Languages (Japanese), University of Adelaide
Lucy is particularly interested in teaching marketing, communications and research methods.
Flinders Best Higher Degree by Research Student Publication Prize 2022 -
Member, Australian Association of Social Marketing
Member, Australian Institute of Digital Health
Member, European Advertising Academy
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