Ms Gillian Blackburn

Research Management Officer
Phone - +61 2 9717 3337


Role at ANSTO
Gillian administers the LifeSciences project management system, supports researchers in the search for funding, and helps build LifeSciences visibility. 
After completing her undergraduate degree, Gillian worked in accounting, administration and management at the University Co-op Bookshop, Insearch Ltd, and in mining, manufacturing and construction industries before joining AINSE in 2007. Gillian transferred to ANSTO LifeSciences in 2010. 
Areas of expertise
An administration specialist with extensive accounting, marketing and customer service experience, Gillian has worked in private enterprise, semi-government and government bodies. 
Qualifications & Achievements
  • 2009 - 11 MySource Matrix – Fundamentals; Excel 2003 Intermediate; Introduction to Frontline Management  
  • 1997 - 98 Certificate IV in Team Leadership – with Distinction Certificate in Small Business Enterprise – with Distinction
  • 1976 – 78 BSc (Biochemistry & Microbiology) at the University of Sydney