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Elinor Chisholm, Department of Public Health 

PhD (Otago), MPhil (Cambridge), BA(Hons. 1st Class) (Victoria).

Postdoctoral Research Fellow; HHRPDSC3137__2_Eli_photo

Contact details 

Phone 64 4 918 6150
Fax 64 4 389 5319
Email elinor.chisholm@otago.ac.nz

Research interests and activities 

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.

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Publications

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

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

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. (2018, December). A century of activism for better rental housing in Aotearoa New Zealand: Methods, achievements, and challenges. Verbal presentation at the Sociological Association of Aotearoa New Zealand (SAANZ) Conference: The Future in the Past, Wellington, New Zealand.

Working Paper; Discussion Paper; Technical Report

Howden-Chapman, P., Siri, J., Chisholm, E., Chapman, R., Doll, C. N. H., & Capon, A. (2017). SDG3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages. In D. J. Griggs, M. Nilsson, A. Stevance & D. McCollum (Eds.), A Guide to SDG Interactions: From Science to Implementation. (pp. 84-126). Paris, France: International Council for Science. doi: 10.24948/2017.01

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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., 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

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

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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Journal - Professional & Other Non-Research Articles

Chisholm, E. (2016). Working for better rental housing in New Zealand. Global Tenant, (April), 14.

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Bennett, J., Birchfield, D., Rissel, Z., Featherstone, L., Cutler-Welsh, M., Moore, T., … Keall, M., Baker, M., Chisholm, E., & Howden-Chapman, P. (2014). Towards a minimum housing standard for rentals: Results from New Zealand's first warrant of fitness pre-test. Proceedings of the New Zealand Population Health Congress: Connecting Communities, Policy and Science. (pp. 45). Retrieved from http://www.pophealthcongress.org.nz/nzphc14/programme/programme

Chisholm, E. (2014). The home front: How renters contribute to public health. Proceedings of the New Zealand Population Health Congress: Connecting Communities, Policy and Science. (pp. 234). Retrieved from http://www.pophealthcongress.org.nz/nzphc14/programme/programme

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Chisholm, E. (2018, December). A century of activism for better rental housing in Aotearoa New Zealand: Methods, achievements, and challenges. Verbal presentation at the Sociological Association of Aotearoa New Zealand (SAANZ) Conference: The Future in the Past, Wellington, New Zealand.

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Awarded Doctoral Degree

Chisholm, E. (2016). Individual and collective action for healthy rental housing in New Zealand: An historical and contemporary study (PhD). University of Otago. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/6627

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