Section: Overview
Key publications
Research funding
Supervising & teaching

Key details

Areas of expertise

  • Information management and academic publishing

Not available to supervise research students

Not available for media queries

About Margarita Kumnick

Margarita joined VISES in 1993 and she manages the Institute's information resources and coordinates the publication program. She is a trained librarian, with expertise in data and information management, and comprehensive literature searching. She also participates in project logistics, editing and reviewing documents, project reporting and preparing of articles for publication. Previously she was Reference Librarian at Deakin University and the Australian Catholic University.


  • BEcon, Pacific University, Peru, 1978
  • GradDipInfoMan, University of Ballarat, Australia, 1992

Key publications

Year Citation
2018 Young, C., Jones, R., & Margarita, K. (180701). The Long Road: Building Effective Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Management Organisations. Melboune: BNHCRC.
2017 Young, C., Jones, R., Kumnick, M., Christopher, G., & Casey, N. (170101). Risk Ownership Framework for Emergency Management Policy and Practice. East Melbourne: Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre.
2013 Sheehan, P., English, A., Kejun, J., & Xu, H. (130101). Developing a Low-carbon Roadmap for China s Cities. Melbourne: Centre for Strategic Economic Studies.
2006 Sheehan, P., & Grewal, B. (060101). Building on the Western Australian Boom: The Drivers and Shapers of India's Economic Development in the 21st Century.
2001 Considine, M., Marginson, S., Sheehan, P., & Kumnick, M. (010601). The Comparative Performance of Australia as a Knowledge Nation : Report to the Chifley Research Centre.

Year Citation
2019 Symons, J., Howard, E., Sweeny, K., Kumnick, M., & Sheehan, P. (190701). Reduced Road Traffic Injuries for Young People: A Preliminary Investment Analysis. Journal of Adolescent Health, 65(1), (S34-S43).

doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2019.01.009

Research funding for the past 5 years

Please note:

  • Funding is ordered by the year the project commenced and may continue over several years.
  • Funding amounts for contact research are not disclosed to maintain commercial confidentiality.
  • The order of investigators is not indicative of the role they played in the research project.

Cost Benefit Analysis of Health Interventions to Improve Labour Productivity
From: US Chamber of Commerce Grant
Investigators: Dr John Symons, Prof Peter Sheehan, Dr Kim Sweeny, Prof Bruce Rasmussen
For period: 2018-2019
Not disclosed
Investment Framework Case Study: Estimating the Impacts & Opportunity Costs of Social Sector Investments for Adolescents (10-19 years) in Burundi.
From: UNICEF-Bujumbura/Burundi
Investigators: Dr Kim Sweeny, Prof Peter Sheehan, Prof Bruce Rasmussen, Dr John Symons
For period: 2018-2019
Not disclosed

Supervision of research students at VU

Not available to supervise research students

Not available for media queries


Details of this Researcher's career are currently unavailable.