Dr Tamara Butler

Post-doctoral Researcher


PhD in Social Psychology, University of Queensland, 2017; Bachelor of Psychological Science , Hons 1, University of Queensland, 2010;




Tamara Butler is an Aboriginal early-career researcher.

She is a mixed-methods researcher with a background in Social Psychology.

Her interests include improving cancer outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people by understanding factors involved in participation in screening and prevention programs, by supporting cancer survivors and caregivers, and by enhancing understanding and measurement of wellbeing.

Research Themes
  1. Butler TL, Anderson K, Condon JR, Garvey G, Brotherton JML, Cunningham J, et al. (2020) Indigenous Australian women's experiences of participation in cervical screening. PLoS ONE 15(6): e0234536. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0234536
  2. Butler, T.L., Anderson, K., Garvey, G., Cunningham, J., Ratcliffe, J., Tong, A., Whop, L.J., Cass, A., Dickson, M., Howard, K., Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People's domains of wellbeing: A comprehensive literature review, Social Science & Medicine (2019), doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.06.004.