Dr Judith Singleton

Judith Singleton


Senior Lecturer


School of Clinical Sciences, Pharmacy

Areas of research & interest:

  • Circular economy
  • Education
  • Emissions reduction
  • Health
  • Policy & regulation
  • Sustainability
  • Workforce & training


  • Emissions reduction & sequestration
  • Industry & business solutions
  • Nature based solutions
  • Policy & regulation
  • Technology solutions

Research Institution:



After graduating with a Bachelor of Pharmacy from the University of Queensland, Dr Judith Singleton worked in both public and private hospitals and managed community pharmacies in metropolitan and rural Queensland and the UK, as well as owning two community pharmacies. In 2009 Judith commenced working for Medication Services Queensland, Queensland Health, as a Senior Project Officer in the area of New Models of Pharmacy Practice and was a recipient of a Queensland Health award for her research and work in this area. From 2007 - 2014 Judith was a lecturer in the School of Pharmacy, University of Queensland teaching in both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Judith joined QUT in January 2015. Judith's research focus is in sustainability; specifically, reducing the environmental impact of healthcare waste (including pharmaceutical waste). Judith also researches in disaster health management, looking at the impacts of disasters on community pharmacy operations. She is research lead of the EARTH (Environmentally Active Research Transforming Healthcare) research group based at QUT in the QUT Resilience Centre.