Dr Ellen Tyquin

School of Advertising, Marketing and PR Staff and Students Opposite U-Block Gardens Point Campus

FEnEx CRC Foundation Fellow

Ellen Tyquin is a current PhD candidate at the QUT Business School and is a recipient of the Donald Dyer and Public Relations Institute of Australia’s (PRIA) industry-funded scholarship. Ellen is a mixed-methods, early career researcher who focuses on the role stakeholders and communication plays in creating, sustaining, and repairing organisations and industries facing complex, real-world problems. Her research is aligned to the public relations discipline and has explored key concepts such as trust and distrust in crisis and change contexts to better understand stakeholder communication and regulatory processes that underpin organisational and industry imperatives.

Ellen has supported over $350K worth of research projects with multiple industry partners including Seqwater, Sanofi, Insurance Australia Group (IAG), and iSelect. She is also a sessional lecturer and tutor for a number of undergraduate public relations subjects and has herself completed a Master of Business (Research), Master of Business (Coursework) and Bachelor of Business at the QUT Business School in public relations.

On top of her academic research and study, Ellen has worked in industry as a communications manager and freelance communication consultant for over ten years specialising in areas such as stakeholder management, media relations and content creation. In these roles, Ellen has worked with a diverse mix of organisations including Lendlease (London-based), Cover-More Travel Insurance, World Travel Protection, Royal Flying Doctors (QLD Chapter), MineWare, Queensland Museum and Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak (QATSICPP).