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Ash Barnes

Assistant researcher, University of Tasmania

Dr. Ash Barnes is a researcher for the department of Social Sciences at The University of Tasmania and at The University of Melbourne.

Ash's main work examines community perceptions of harm and pleasure, attitudes towards drugs and the impact of sexual and physical violence in music venues and cultures.

They have worked in a range of projects which have direct, positive impacts to the community such as to law reform, LGBTIQA+ health services, sexual assault services, and alcohol and other drug policy.


  • –present
    PhD Candidate , University of Tasmania


  • 2017 
    University of Tasmania , BA(Hons), Criminology


Doctor of Philosophy