Kathryn Young

Research Assistant


Kathryn joined the Burnet Institute in 2020 as a Research Assistant on the Optimise Study. She is a part of the quantitative data collection team, working closely with participants to capture their experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Her previous work at the University of Melbourne’s School of Population and Global Health has involved the evaluation of ‘The Resilience Project’ and its impact on primary school aged children.


  • 2020 - current: Research Assistant, Burnet Institute
  • 2019-2020: Research Assistant, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne


2017: Bachelor of Animal Science, University of New England, Australia

Projects (2)

Current (1)

  • The Optimise Study: Optimising Isolation, Quarantine and Distancing for COVID-19