DATaR Consulting is a specialist data analysis, training and research consultancy working across a range of sectors including government, corporate, education and private organisations and individuals. 

DATaR Consulting is owned and operated by Dr Paola Chivers.  Paola brings a diverse twenty-five year background of experiences as a teacher (K-12); Senior Lecturer, Research and Biostatistics in the tertiary sector; and in Service Coordination and Curriculum Development with Not for Profit organisations prior to establishing DATaR Consulting. Paola’s background provides a solid foundation for helping you with your data analysis, research or training needs, along with governance and ethics.

Paola graduated with a Bachelor of Science with First Class Honours from the University of Western Australia and a Diploma of Further Education and Training from the University of Southern Queensland.  Paola completed her doctorate from The University of Notre Dame Australia on adolescent obesity using Linear Mixed Modelling approaches with the internationally renowned  The Raine Study.

Paola is currently the Deputy Director, Institute for Health Research at The University of Notre Dame Australia and adjunct research fellow at Edith Cowan University.  Across a range of areas Paola supports staff, students and clinicians, and over the last decade as a Research Biostatistician.  Paola is on the statistical editorial board for the international journal Clinical Oral Implants Research, as well as an active reviewer for journals in her field.  Paola is Co-Lead and Founder of the Western Australian Bone Research Collaboration.  In her field, Paola has demonstrated a strong track record of working collaboratively with many co-authored publications.

Paola has a long history of philanthropic work within the disability and education sectors including governance and committee representation.  Paola continues to be an active partner in the CSIRO STEM Professionals in Schools program and is providing her expertise to the Australian Red Cross in Research and Strategy and is on assignment with the Australian Volunteers International.

DATaR Consulting operates from the South West of Western Australia and can provide services to clients throughout Australia.