PhD student

Julia Hartelius

Institute: School of Global, Urban and Social Studies, RMIT university
Research area: International development cooperation & coordination, Learning, Other, Policy development, Research and innovation
Research region: Asia-Pacific, Europe-Central Asia
Open to collaboration with: Consultancy companies, Other researchers, Practitioners and policy makers


My Ph.D. focuses on the impact of evidence-based practice on local agency, including how evidence is understood, applied and interpreted in policy and practice, and who and what drives decision-making and determines ‘what work[ed]/s’.

In addition to my Ph.D. research, I have a decade's experience working for international humanitarian and development institutions across Europe and Asia Pacific. Particular interest and experience in accountability, international law, human rights and environmental sustainability, especially the translation of research to policy and practice.



Other experience

Collaboration with civil society organisations
Collaboration with government agencies
Consultancy contracts
Lecturing and workshops