Katherine Boydell – The Black Dog Institute
Katherine Boydell is Professor of Mental health at The Black Dog Institute (BDI), University of New South Wales, in Sydney Australia. She is Director of the Arts-based Knowledge Translation (AKT) Lab at BDI and Director of Knowledge Translation for Maridulu Budyari Gumal – the Sydney Partnership in Health, Education, Research and Enterprise (SPHERE), an NHMRC advanced research translation centre. Prof Boydell’s program of research uses arts-based qualitative methods to create and disseminate research and to translate knowledge beyond academia. She is an internationally recognised leader in qualitative inquiry and arts-based knowledge translation in the early psychosis field. Professor Boydell has a long standing, successful history in the development of innovative methodological approaches to create knowledge and translate empirical research using arts-based methods.