Researcher biography

Samantha Wong-Topp is a Master of Philosophy student at The University of Queensland, supervised by Professor Richard Fuller, School of the Environment, and ARC Senior Research Fellow Dr Renee Zahnow, Institute for Social Science Research. Samantha is researching the socioeconomic vulnerabilities to climate change in Australia.

Prior to undertaking research, she worked as an Emmy-nominated journalist in Hong Kong, where she covered science and politics for a variety of publications including NBC News and VICE News. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from The University of Melbourne and a Diploma of Science from The University of Queensland.