Peta Scott


University of New England

Academic Background:

Masters of Environmental Management

BSc, Marine Science and Management

Personal Interest:

Currently undertaking a PhD using secondary data analysis and behavioural science to investigate student retention in higher education.


Peta Scott has been the Intersect Digital Research Analyst at the University of New England since late 2018. Peta has a broad research background spanning environmental science, mental health, higher education, learning analytics, and behavioural economics. Peta has expertise in both qualitative and quantitative research methods, practices, and software with specialisations in R programming, SPSS, Qualtrics, and NVivo. Peta also prides her work on strategic projects at UNE focussing on business improvements. Peta also enjoys supporting researchers by simplifying complicated programs and processes. Peta has 6+ years experience in higher education research and corporate analysis.