Fellowships Awards 2020
Fellowships were awarded to the following for study in 2020:
The Del Doherty Commemorative Fellowship
To Gaelle Goumand: Gaelle commenced her study in linguistics in Switzerland, examining the language of community engagement in working with social workers. She is enrolled in a Masters of Social Work at UQ and is interested in social justice and engaging with community groups.
The Betty Patterson Commemorative Fellowship
To Caitlin Power: From working in the Commonwealth Bank Caitlin became interested in retirement savings policy and has commenced study at Cambridge to further her understanding of the impact of gender policy on female financial inequity in retirement.
The Dorothy Davidson Commemorative Fellowship
To Sarah Kilcoyne: Sarah is enrolled in a DPhil at Oxford University. She is combining her experience in both speech pathology and law in examining the legal rights of young people with communication impairment in seeking plastic surgery for aesthetic reasons
The Mary McSweeney Commemorative Fellowship
To Janice Chuang: During her time as a practising dentist in Singapore, Janice became aware of the challenges in treating patients with special needs, such as physical or intellectual disabilities and medically complex conditions. She is enrolled in a three year Doctor of Clinical Dentistry art the University of Queensland and intends to return to Singapore to practise in the public system to focus on special needs dentistry.