Research Fellow

PhD, Western Sydney University, Australia




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Dr. Brigid Trenerry is a Research Fellow in the Chen Tianqiao Programme on Urban Innovation at the Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities. She is currently working on a project aimed at tackling digital disruption in the workplace in Singapore.

Brigid’s research focuses on organisation/workplace studies and draws from multiple disciplines, including sociology, political science and business/management studies. Her current research interests include workplace digital disruption, workplace diversity and occupational/labour market inequality. She is particularly interested in intervention research and studying responses to workplace disruption, diversity and discrimination/inequality. She is experienced in conducting mixed-methods research and working with colleagues across multiple disciplines, and in applied industry/policy contexts. For her doctoral research, she was part of the evaluation team for a large-scale workplace diversity and anti-racism intervention conducted within local government in Australia.


  • PhD in Sociology, Western Sydney University, Australia (2017)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons), Political Science, University of Melbourne, Australia (2005)

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Trenerry, B., & Paradies, Y. (2012). Organizational Assessment: An Overlooked Approach to Managing Diversity and Addressing Racism in the Workplace. Journal of Diversity Management, 7(1), 11-26.
  • Priest, N., Paradies, Y., Trenerry, B., Truong, M., Karlsen, S., & Kelly, Y. A. (2012). Systematic Review of Studies Examining the Relationship between Reported Racism and Health and Wellbeing for Children and Young People. Social Science & Medicine, 95, 115-127.

Conference Presentations

  • Trenerry, B. (2019, Sep). How far have we come in understanding and responding to discrimination at the individual, community and local government levels? Victorian Local Government Multicultural Issues Network Annual Forum. Bendigo, Australia.

Research Reports

  • Trenerry, B. (2018). The role of non-profits in building socially conscious leaders: A case study of the impact, benefits and challenges in engaging youth volunteers in the non-profit sector. Singapore: Conjunct Consulting and Singapore Tote Board.
  • Trenerry, B., Franklin, H., & Paradies, Y. (2011). Preventing Race-Based Discrimination (An Evidence Review: Full Report), Creating Healthy Workplaces Evidence Review Series. Carlton: Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth).
  • Trenerry, B., Franklin, H., & Paradies, Y. (2010). Review of Audit and Assessment Tools, Programs and Resources in Workplace Settings to Prevent Race-Based Discrimination and Support Diversity. Carlton: Victorian Health Promotion Foundation.
  • Klocker, N., Trenerry, B., & Webster, K. (2011). How Does Freedom of Religion and Belief Affect Health and Wellbeing? Carlton: VicHealth.