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Jenny Ombler, Department of Public Health

Profile_Jenny_OmblerMA International Relations
BA (Hons) Art History, International Relations, Asian Studies

Research Fellow, Resilient Urban Futures Programme, New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities

Contact details

Tel +64 4 918 6046
Email jenny.ombler@otago.ac.nz

Research interests and activities

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.

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Publications

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Other Research Output

Ombler, J. & Donovan, S. (2017, April). What does art have to do with public health, and how can they work together? Public Health Expert blog. Retrieved from https://blogs.otago.ac.nz/pubhealthexpert/2017/04/10/what-does-art-have-to-do-with-public-health-and-how-can-they-work-together/

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Edited Book - Research

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

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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.

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.

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.

Ombler, J., & Russell, M. (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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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].

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Journal - Research Article

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

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

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

Ombler, J., Atatoa-Carr, P., Nelson, J., Howden-Chapman, P., Lawson Te-Aho, K., Fariu-Ariki, P., Cook, H., Aspinall, C., … Pierse, N. (2017). Ending homelessness in New Zealand: Housing first research programme [Update]. Parity, 30(10), 5-7.

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Pierse, N., Ombler, J., Aspinall, C., & Howden-Chapman, P. (2017). Homelessness in New Zealand. Proceedings of the 12th European Research Conference on Homelessness. Retrieved from http://www.feantsa.org

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Ombler, J. A. (2017, September). Hardening, insecurity, and reconfiguring the border as a broken middle. Verbal presentation at the 11th Pan-European Conference on International Relations: The Politics of International Studies in an Age of Crises, Barcelona, Spain.

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Awarded Masters Degree

Ombler, J. (2016). Emancipating space from the conditions of violence: The broken middle and inaugurated mourning in Israel and Palestine (MA). Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10063/5435

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