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Otago Medical School staff profiles

Dr Elinor Chisholm

PositionPostdoctoral Fellow
DepartmentDepartment of Public Health (Wellington)
QualificationsPhD (Otago), MPhil (Cambridge), BA(Hons. 1st Class) (Victoria).
Research summaryHousing and health

Research

Elinor is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow for the Housing and Health Research Programme at the University of Otago, Wellington. She completed doctoral research in 2016 on individual and collective action for healthy housing in New Zealand. She is currently working on research projects looking at housing quality assessment, rental housing regulation, and the effect of housing interventions on health.

Publications

Chisholm, E., Pierse, N., Davies, C., & Howden-Chapman, P. (2019). Promoting health through housing improvements, education and advocacy: Lessons from staff involved in Wellington's Healthy Housing Initiative. Health Promotion Journal of Australia. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/hpja.247

Chisholm, E., Keall, M., Bennett, J., Marshall, A., Telfar-Barnard, L., Thornley, L., & Howden-Chapman, P. (2019). Why don't owners improve their homes? Results from a survey following a housing warrant-of-fitness assessment for health and safety. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12895

Nilsson, M., Chisholm, E., Griggs, D., Howden-Chapman, P., McCollum, D., Messerli, P., … Stafford-Smith, M. (2018). Mapping interactions between the sustainable development goals: Lessons learned and ways forward. Sustainability Science. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s11625-018-0604-z

Chisholm, E., Howden-Chapman, P., & Fougere, G. (2018). Tenants’ responses to substandard housing: Hidden and invisible power and the failure of rental housing regulation. Housing, Theory & Society. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/14036096.2018.1538019

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., 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.

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Journal - Research Article

Chisholm, E., Pierse, N., Davies, C., & Howden-Chapman, P. (2019). Promoting health through housing improvements, education and advocacy: Lessons from staff involved in Wellington's Healthy Housing Initiative. Health Promotion Journal of Australia. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/hpja.247

Chisholm, E., Keall, M., Bennett, J., Marshall, A., Telfar-Barnard, L., Thornley, L., & Howden-Chapman, P. (2019). Why don't owners improve their homes? Results from a survey following a housing warrant-of-fitness assessment for health and safety. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12895

Nilsson, M., Chisholm, E., Griggs, D., Howden-Chapman, P., McCollum, D., Messerli, P., … Stafford-Smith, M. (2018). Mapping interactions between the sustainable development goals: Lessons learned and ways forward. Sustainability Science. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s11625-018-0604-z

Chisholm, E., Howden-Chapman, P., & Fougere, G. (2018). Tenants’ responses to substandard housing: Hidden and invisible power and the failure of rental housing regulation. Housing, Theory & Society. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/14036096.2018.1538019

Chisholm, E., & O'Sullivan, K. (2017). Using Twitter to explore (un)healthy housing: Learning from the #Characterbuildings Campaign in New Zealand. International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health, 14(11), 1424. doi: 10.3390/ijerph14111424

Chisholm, E., Howden-Chapman, P., & Fougere, G. (2017). Renting in New Zealand: Perspectives from tenant advocates. Kōtuitui, 12(1), 95-110. doi: 10.1080/1177083X.2016.1272471

Howden-Chapman, P., Roebbel, N., & Chisholm, E. (2017). Setting housing standards to improve global health. International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health, 14(12), 1542. doi: 10.3390/ijerph14121542

Chisholm, E. (2016). Renter activism in New Zealand, 1916-2016. Labour History Project Bulletin, 68(November), 20-27.

Bennett, J., Howden-Chapman, P., Chisholm, E., Keall, M., & Baker, M. G. (2016). Towards an agreed quality standard for rental housing: Field testing of a New Zealand housing WOF tool. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 40(5), 405-411. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12519

Chisholm, E., Howden-Chapman, P., & Fougere, G. (2016). The application of Hirschman’s exit-voice framework to housing studies: A review and some ways forward. Housing, Theory & Society, 33(4), 381-402. doi: 10.1080/14036096.2016.1188849

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.

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