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Health Sciences profile

Jenny Ombler

PositionResearch Fellow
DepartmentDepartment of Public Health (Wellington)
QualificationsMA International Relations BA (Hons) Art History, International Relations, Asian Studies
Research summaryHousing and health

Research

Jenny is a Research Fellow at the New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities, and He Kainga Oranga/Housing and Health Research programme. She has worked on urban change and local governance issues as part of the Resilient Urban Futures programme, and is part of the Ending Homelessness in New Zealand: Housing First research programme. Her research interests include governance dynamics, sustainability, and homelessness policy, as well as a strong interest in the arts, critical theory, and international relations.

Publications

Fraser, B., Chun, S., Pehi, T., Jiang, T., Johnson, E., Ombler, J., … Pierse, N. (2022). Post-housing first outcomes amongst a cohort of formerly homeless youth in Aotearoa New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/03036758.2022.2088572

Olin, C. V., Berghan, J., Thompson-Fawcett, M., Ivory, V., Witten, K., Howden-Chapman, P., … O'Sullivan, K. C., Keall, M., Ombler, J., & Hinckson, E. (2022). Inclusive and collective urban home spaces: The future of housing in Aotearoa New Zealand. Wellbeing, Space & Society, 3, 100080. doi: 10.1016/j.wss.2022.100080

Fraser, B., White, M., Cook, H., Chisholm, E., Ombler, J., Chun, S., … Pierse, N. (2021). Service usage of a cohort of formerly homeless women in Aotearoa New Zealand. SSM Population Health, 15, 100842. doi: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2021.100842

Ombler, J. (2021). The border as a ‘broken middle’: Pursuing an ethical approach to bordering. Geopolitics, 26(2), 564-588. doi: 10.1080/14650045.2019.1600507

Pierse, N., White, M., Ombler, J., Davis, C., Chisholm, E., Baker, M., & Howden-Chapman, P. (2020). Well Homes Initiative: A home-based intervention to address housing-related ill health. Health Education & Behavior, 47(6), 836-844. doi: 10.1177/1090198120911612

Howden-Chapman, P., Early, L., & Ombler, J. (Eds.). (2017). Cities in New Zealand: Preferences, patterns and possibilities. Wellington, New Zealand: Steele Roberts Aotearoa, 178p.

Edited Book - Research

Kebbell, S., & Ombler, J. (2019). Nudging towards urban walkability in a car-dependent New Zealand neighbourhood. In M. Jones, L. Rice & F. Meraz (Eds.), Designing for health & wellbeing: Home, city, society. (pp. 87-108). Wilmington, DE: Vernon Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Howden-Chapman, P., Chisholm, E., Telfar Barnard, L., Viggers, H., O'Sullivan, K., Bennett, J., Bierre, S., Preval, N., Randal, E., Tiatia, R., Ombler, J., Amore, K., Rivera-Muñoz, G., … Davies, C., Aspinall, C., Oliver, J., Baker, M., Keall, M., … Crane, J., & Pierse, N. (2017). Housing, energy and health in resilient cities. In P. Howden-Chapman, L. Early & J. Ombler (Eds.), Cities in New Zealand: Preferences, patterns and possibilities. (pp. 95-106). Wellington, New Zealand: Steele Roberts Aotearoa.

Chapter in Book - Research

Howden-Chapman, P., Ombler, J., Early, L., & Chapman, R. (2017). Introduction. In P. Howden-Chapman, L. Early & J. Ombler (Eds.), Cities in New Zealand: Preferences, patterns and possibilities. (pp. 7-14). Wellington, New Zealand: Steele Roberts Aotearoa.

Chapter in Book - Research

Ombler, J., Howden-Chapman, P., & Early, L. (2017). Conclusion. In P. Howden-Chapman, L. Early & J. Ombler (Eds.), Cities in New Zealand: Preferences, patterns and possibilities. (pp. 143-145). Wellington, New Zealand: Steele Roberts Aotearoa.

Chapter in Book - Research

Ombler, J., Russell, M., & Rivera-Muñoz, G. (2017). Governance, democracy and environmental risk: Preparing for the future. In P. Howden-Chapman, L. Early & J. Ombler (Eds.), Cities in New Zealand: Preferences, patterns and possibilities. (pp. 41-50). Wellington, New Zealand: Steele Roberts Aotearoa.

Chapter in Book - Research

Early, L., Howden-Chapman, P., Russell, M., Hamer-Adams, A., & Ombler, J. (2015). Introduction. In L. Early, P. Howden-Chapman & M. Russell (Eds.), Drivers of urban change. (pp. 7-14). Wellington, New Zealand: Steele Roberts Aotearoa.

Chapter in Book - Research

Ombler, J. (2015). Share an idea: Collaborative community engagement in Christchurch. In L. Early, P. Howden-Chapman & M. Russell (Eds.), Drivers of urban change. (pp. 140). Wellington, New Zealand: Steele Roberts Aotearoa. [Case Study].

Chapter in Book - Research

Russell, M., Early, L., Hamer-Adams, A., & Ombler, J. (2015). Wellington. In L. Early, P. Howden-Chapman & M. Russell (Eds.), Drivers of urban change. (pp. 92-128). Wellington, New Zealand: Steele Roberts Aotearoa.

Chapter in Book - Research

Russell, M., Early, L., Ombler, J., & Hamer-Adams, A. (2015). Dunedin. In L. Early, P. Howden-Chapman & M. Russell (Eds.), Drivers of urban change. (pp. 170-203). Wellington, New Zealand: Steele Roberts Aotearoa.

Chapter in Book - Research

Russell, M., Early, L., Ombler, J., & Hamer-Adams, A. (2015). Hamilton. In L. Early, P. Howden-Chapman & M. Russell (Eds.), Drivers of urban change. (pp. 56-90). Wellington, New Zealand: Steele Roberts Aotearoa.

Chapter in Book - Research

Fraser, B., Chun, S., Pehi, T., Jiang, T., Johnson, E., Ombler, J., … Pierse, N. (2022). Post-housing first outcomes amongst a cohort of formerly homeless youth in Aotearoa New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/03036758.2022.2088572

Journal - Research Article

Olin, C. V., Berghan, J., Thompson-Fawcett, M., Ivory, V., Witten, K., Howden-Chapman, P., … O'Sullivan, K. C., Keall, M., Ombler, J., & Hinckson, E. (2022). Inclusive and collective urban home spaces: The future of housing in Aotearoa New Zealand. Wellbeing, Space & Society, 3, 100080. doi: 10.1016/j.wss.2022.100080

Journal - Research Article

Fraser, B., White, M., Cook, H., Chisholm, E., Ombler, J., Chun, S., … Pierse, N. (2021). Service usage of a cohort of formerly homeless women in Aotearoa New Zealand. SSM Population Health, 15, 100842. doi: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2021.100842

Journal - Research Article

Ombler, J. (2021). The border as a ‘broken middle’: Pursuing an ethical approach to bordering. Geopolitics, 26(2), 564-588. doi: 10.1080/14650045.2019.1600507

Journal - Research Article

Pierse, N., White, M., Ombler, J., Davis, C., Chisholm, E., Baker, M., & Howden-Chapman, P. (2020). Well Homes Initiative: A home-based intervention to address housing-related ill health. Health Education & Behavior, 47(6), 836-844. doi: 10.1177/1090198120911612

Journal - Research Article

Lawson-Te Aho, K., Fariu-Ariki, P., Ombler, J., Aspinall, C., Howden-Chapman, P., & Pierse, N. (2019). A principles framework for taking action on Māori/Indigenous homelessness in Aotearoa/New Zealand. SSM Population Health, 8, 100450. doi: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2019.100450

Journal - Research Article

Pierse, N., Ombler, J., White, M., Aspinall, C., McMinn, C., Atatoa-Carr, P., … Fraser, B., Cook, H., & Howden-Chapman, P. (2019). Service usage by a New Zealand Housing First cohort prior to being housed. SSM Population Health, 8, 100432. doi: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2019.100432

Journal - Research Article

Preval, N., Ombler, J., Grimes, A., Keall, M., & Howden-Chapman, P. (2019). Government failure and success: A trans-Tasman comparison of two insulation subsidy schemes. Agenda, 26(1), 51-65.

Journal - Research Article

Telfar-Barnard, L., Bennett, J., Robinson, A., Hailes, A., Ombler, J., & Howden-Chapman, P. (2019). Evidence base for a housing warrant of fitness. SAGE Open Medicine, 7. doi: 10.1177/2050312119843028

Journal - Research Article

Atatoa Carr, P., Pawar, S., Graham, R., McMinn, C., Nelson, J., Ombler, J., & Pierse, N. (2018). Housing first in Hamilton: Who were first housed? Parity, 31(10), 56-58.

Journal - Research Article

Ombler, J., & Donovan, S. (2018). Rejuvenating radical potential through transdisciplinarity: Art and public health. Counterfutures, 5, 165-192. doi: 10.26686/cf.v5i0.6402

Journal - Research Article

Ombler, J., Russell, M., & Rivera-Muñoz, G. (2016). Local councils and public consultation: Extending the reach of democracy. Policy Quarterly, 12(4), 20-27.

Journal - Research Article

Howden-Chapman, P., O'Sullivan, K., Bierre, S., Chisholm, E., Hamer-Adams, A., Ombler, J., & Amore, K. (2015). What effect will the 2015 budget have on housing? Policy Quarterly, 11(3), 13-19.

Journal - Research Article

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