Caroline Osborne

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Office of Community Engagement, University of the Sunshine Coast

Dr Osborne is a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of the Sunshine Coast investigating participatory community engagement models as part of an innovative university-community partnership between Sunshine Coast Council and the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Dr Osborne has conducted extensive post-graduate research into seniors housing preferences and neighbourhood design in the South East Queensland context. As an urban planner by substantive discipline, Dr. Osborne's doctoral research examined how social capital can contribute to best practice urban planning outcomes.

Experience

  • 2019–2020
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of the Sunshine Coast
  • 2015–2019
    Community Planning Officer, Sunshine Coast Council
  • 2011–2015
    PhD Candidate and Sessional Lecturer, University of the Sunshine Coast