Shann Hulme

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Senior Analyst
Cambridge Office


B.C.C.J. (Hons) in criminology and criminal justice, University of New South Wales


Shann Hulme is senior analyst at RAND Europe whose research interests include drug policy, illicit markets, pharmaceutical diversion and non-medical use, family and domestic violence, and crime prevention.

Before working at RAND, Hulme worked in several research and evaluation roles with the Australian government at a federal and state level. She holds a First Class Honours degree in criminology and criminal justice from the University of New South Wales and will shortly be submitting her Ph.D., which she completed with the Drug Policy Modelling Program at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW.

Selected Publications

Hulme S, Hughes C, Nielsen S, "Drug sourcing and motivations among a sample of people involved in the supply of pharmaceutical drugs in Australia," International Journal of Drug Policy , 66, 2019

Hulme S, Hughes C, Nielsen S, "What factors contributed to the misconduct of health practitioners? An analysis of Australian cases involving the diversion and supply of pharmaceutical drugs for non-medical use between 2010 and 2016," Drug and Alcohol Review, 38(4), 2019

Hulmes S, Bright D, Nielsen S, "The source and diversion of pharmaceutical drugs for non-medical use: A systematic review and meta-analysis," Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 186, 2018

Dowling C, Morgan A, Hulme S, Manning M & Wong G, "Protection orders for domestic violence: A systematic review," Trends & Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice, 551, 2018