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Communications Manager and Researcher, Cochrane Australia/Cochrane Collaboration, Monash University

Shauna Hurley is a researcher and communications consultant with the Cochrane Collaboration, and the producer of Cochrane Australia’s popular podcast series The Recommended Dose with Ray Moynihan. Shauna has worked as a researcher, science communication adviser and freelance writer for a broad range of government, health, publishing and media organisations in Australia and the UK.

From the European Bank of Reconstruction to the Guinness Book of Records, Shauna has written on everything from complex international affairs to the most curious of human feats, and many topics in between. She has a long-standing interest in current affairs, health and public policy, and has published articles, discussion papers and information campaign materials for Australian government and global health organisations.


  • –present
    Communications Manager and Researcher, Monash University


  • 2010 
    The University of Melbourne, Masters of Public Policy
  • 1995 
    The University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Arts (Hons)