Fellowship Award Winners 2018
Fellowships are named after outstanding women graduates who have contributed to these awards by dedicated voluntary service over many years. The following were awarded Fellowships for post-graduate study commencing in 2018:
Audrey Harrison Commemorative Fellowship
Allanah holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Central Queensland University, excelling in her chosen field of Creative Writing and Literary Studies. She is currently enrolled in a PhD in Creative Writing at Anglia Ruskin University, UK (formerly the Cambridge School of Art) that involves the production of a work of creative writing in addition to a thesis. Her focus is the role of affect and the dehumanisation of race and gender through the social lenses of media and politics.
Rosemary Venton Commemorative Fellowship
Faith is a medical graduate from Nigeria who, after a Master of Public Health at James Cook University, has been accepted into PhD studies at the same university. Her focus is heat-related illnesses in the military and the pre-existing genetic and physiological factors that may lead some to be more susceptible to heatstroke than others.