Tristi Brownett (Canterbury Christ Church University)
Tristi Brownett, RN, Dip HE, BSc (Hons), SCPHN (OH), PGCert, MSc, FRSPH, FRSA, is an occupational health nurse and public health specialist practitioner. Having worked in a variety of publicly and privately owned settings for the past 21 years, she explores how wellbeing can be achieved and measured. She has recently completed an MSc in Public Health and Health Promotion at Canterbury Christ Church University. Her MSc dissertation focused on the role of a manufacturing organisation in promoting wellbeing in a diverse workforce. She is currently employed at Canterbury Christ Church University where she is a lecturer in Public Health and Health Promotion. She is undertaking research into the role of Urban Arts and Culture Festivals to promote a sense of identity, community and connectedness for wellbeing. Tristi was also a guest author in the recently published photographic book Soviet Ghosts by Rebecca Litchfield.
Dr Bryer is highly published and conducts extensive research in the areas of public participation and collaboration across segments of society, including government, nonprofit, private, faith-based, and voluntary sectors. He has won multiple awards for his research, teaching, and service. In 2015, he was granted a Fulbright Core Scholar award to conduct research in Lithuania from 2015-2017. He is the author or editor of three books: Higher Education beyond Job Creation: Universities, Citizenship, and Community, National Service and Volunteerism: Achieving Impact in Our Communities, and Social Media for Government: Theory and Practice. Research Interests include: Scholarship of teaching and learning; Ethics; Citizen engagement; Collaborative governance.