Morenikeji is a BSc Mathematics graduate from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and recently completed a Postgraduate Diploma from the African Institute of Mathematical Sciences which attracts academically excellent students. She is enrolled in PhD in the Science and Engineering Faculty of QUT commencing in 2013. Her proposed research integrates mathematical modeling and epidemiology with the aim of improving understanding of the immune response to infections of Chlamydia Trachomatis. Morenikeji is seeking support to cover tuition fees during her studies at QUT and intends to return to Nigeria to apply her research outcomes both in informing public health policy and identifying risk factors for preventative medicine. 2013 Freda Bage 3 year Fellowship.
Caitlin is BA(Hons)/LLB(Hons) graduate of UQ who is currently completing her DPhil at Oxford University. She is researching the implementation of interim constitutions in countries during the peace-building process after conflict. This area of modern constitution-making has received little academic attention and her research will be highly regarded. She aims to work in an advisory legal capacity to bodies such as the UN supporting states in constitution building before returning to academia in Australia. Her outstanding academic record resulted in the award of a 2009 Rhodes Scholarship (Queensland) which fully funded the first three years of her MPhil/DPhil studies and now just covers tuition for the remaining time. Caitlin is seeking support for living expenses for the final year of her studies.
Jennifer is graduate of both UQ (B Commerce, 1979 & PGCert Nursing, 2011) as well as QUT (B Nursing, 2009). She recently converted from a MSc to PhD (QUT) and is researching the processes and practices around the transition to palliative care for people living with metastatic melanoma. Her studies to date have identified significant gap in practice relating to this specific but common and aggressive form of cancer. Her studies examine the transition to palliative care from the perspectives of both the patients and the medical practitioners. Jennifer's personal journey catalysed her career change and provide her with unique experience and passion to succeed evidenced in her excellent academic record. The fellowship will enable her to focus on her studies full time.
Onanong is graduate of Thammasat University (Thailand) and is currently enrolled in a PhD at UQ studying the implementation of Syariah law in Indonesia. She is a skilled linguist which enables her to access government records in Indonesia and ultimately in Holland. Her research will provide valuable understanding in the processes of implementation fo Syariah law in the Thai context but also more widely in the context of Islamic law across the South East Asia region. Onanong is already a high regarded academic at one of Thailand's leading Universities and this research will enhance her expertise and status as an expert in Indonesian history and Islamic law. She has a scholarship from her University which covers tuition and basic living expenses, the fellowship will provide remaining living expenses and the support field work required to access government records for her research.
Anne is the current 2012 Freda Freeman Commemorative Fellowship recipient, a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, she commenced an MPhil in Cultural Studies at UQ in 2012. Anne has a very strong academic record, strong linguistic skills and a background in Japanese literary studies and gender perspectives. She recently successfully converted to a PhD program which researching the appeal of 'boy's love manga' to female readers through analysis of graphic & semantic representations of dynamic relationships. The role of this form of manga in portraying themes related to sexuality has significance in social constructs. Anne is pursuing an academic career and the fellowship will contribute to international tuition fees and living expenses.
B Eng (JCU)
Elizabeth is currently at Oxford University completing a PhD in robotics research. Her robots are programmed to explore and map unknown environments.
Sarah Holland-Batt **
B Ed (Exeter), Education PhD (Leeds)
Jennifer is completing a PhD in Philosophy at UQ. Her project explores emotion and metaphor and she draws on many disciplinary perspectives to inform her research.
Vimbai Nyemba (see 2008-09)
BSc (UQ), Med (QUT)
Jane is completing her PhD project in the Business school at UQ. Her project provides a model describing and explaining how people in organisations manage workforce diversity. The topic emerged in response to her work as research manager at the Diversity Council Australia, a membership-based association that assists Australian organizations to provide inclusive and equitable workplace environments. At this time, she noticed there was a lack of guidance for managers on how to manage workplace diversity effectively. The model she develops will provide evidence-based guidance to managers on how to manage diversity effectively and assist organisations design and implement more effective diversity training. The fellowship has enabled her to finish writing her thesis.
Kiah is completing her PhD at UQ. Her research is directed at ethical trade and in particular women's understandings of local social and environmentally sustainable livelihoods. She is looking at the contributions of regulatory and nonregulatory models for achieving this.
Marian Heckenberg (see 2001-02)
BA (Hons I), MPhil, C.dec.
Jennifer is studying towards a PhD in Classics and Ancient History at UQ. She will be undertaking a trip to the U.K. in mid-2009 to further her research into illness as a mechanism of social interaction in the Roman world to A.D. 235. Jennifer also has a career as a Senior Housing Analyst for the Queensland Government.
Dip HE(Med Sci) Northumbria, BBioSci Griffith
Currently in medical school at St.George's University studying towards a Doctor of Medicine.
BSocSci UQ, MSc Human Rights LSE
Sasha studied towards an MSc in Human Rights at the London School of Economics conducting fieldwork in Sierra Leone on women's rights. She has since been working on Sudan at the International Secretariat of Amnesty International and has plans to begin her PhD.
Sujeevi Samanthi Nawaratna
M.A. with Distinction (Kings College London), M. Mus.St. (GU), B.A., B.Ed.St. (UQ).
Christine is a teacher with Education Queensland and a musicologist. She is presently reading for her D. Phil at Oxford University. Her research project on Victorian oratorio festivals looks into a much neglected area of musicological research.
MSc (Distinction) Advanced Structural Engineering, DIC. (Imperial College London), BEng, Civil (Hons Class 1), The University of Queensland
Caitlin is a structural engineer specializing in maritime structures and bridge design. She graduated from the University of Queensland in 2002 and was employed by SKM for almost 5 years before taking leave to study her Masters in Advanced Structural Engineering at Imperial College London. The Audrey Jorss Commemorative Fellowship (AFUW Qld) helped to make this year of study possible. Caitlin is now employed in London with Flint and Neill Partnership.
BComp (Information Systems and Psychology; Monash), MA (Psychology; University of Denver)
Nicole is currently undertaking a PhD in Psychology at UQ. She is studying how infants respond physiologically to meaningful sounds in their environments. She is also concurrently doing a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education at UQ.
Sonja Read (nee Brown)
LLB (Hons 1) (UQ), BSc (Neurobiology and Psychology) (UQ), GradDip PLEAT (UQ), LLM (UPenn)
Senior Associate at Minter Ellison Lawyers working in the health regulatory and bioscience intellectual property area.
Dr Katherine Wynn
BAppSci (MedSci), BAppSci (Hons I), PhD
Katherine carried out her PhD at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research on aspects of the immune response to human cytomegalovirus, both in healthy and immunocompromised individuals. She is currently a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Infection, Immunity and Biochemistry at Cardiff University, Wales.
BSc (Biochemistry; The Chinese University of Hong Kong), MPhil (Anatomy; The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Ada is in her third year of her PhD study in Griffith University. She is conducting her research project on the genetic influence of alcoholism and alcohol craving, in the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital.
Carla J. L. Atkinson**
BSc Marine Biology/Oceanography (Joint Hons); MSc Marine Biology
Carla carried out her BSc and MSc studies at the University of Wales, Bangor and is now commencing her PhD within the School of Biomedical Science at UQ. Carla is interested in the sensory biology of sharks and rays. Her PhD looks at the sense of taste in sharks and rays, a subject of which very little is known. Carla also has publications on the electroreceptive system in sharks.
Laura is an American student who is enrolling for a Masters in Economics at the University of Queensland. She is studying the history and economics of stolen wages.
LLB (Hons 1), BSc (Biomedical Science) (UQ), LLM (Dist) (Edin)
Shih-Ning is a lecturer at the School of Law at QUT. She teaches and researches in the health law area.
UQ BA (Hons I) in English; Uni Medalist, MA (Cornell), PhD (Cornell)
Janice Ho graduated with a B.A. (Hons I) from the University of Queensland in 2001 and was the recipient of a University Medal. She subsequently received her M.A. and Ph.D degrees in English literature from Cornell University in 2005 and 2008 respectively. She is currently an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Colorado at Boulder; her areas of research include twentieth-century British literature and culture, modernist literature, and postcolonial literature and theory.
BMusic (Griffith University), M. Mus. (Royal Academy of Music, London), M. Arts (Phil) (UQ)
Melody has a Masters of Music from the Royal Academy of Music in London and a Master of Arts in Philosophy from University of Queensland. She has received a number of awards including the APRA Professional Development Award in the Classical category (2009) and the 3MBS National Composers Award (2009), and has participated in several national workshops such as Modart2009, the TSO Composer School 2009 and KPO development program. She is currently completing a Doctorate of Music at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University in Bloomington, USA.
BSc (Hons I)(UQ)
Sani is in her second year of PhD in bioengineering. Her project is on adult stem cells as healing substrate.
LLB (Hons I) (UQ)
Gabrielle is enrolling for a Masters at Melbourne Uni on constitutional law in Asia/Pacific region
Megan is the recipient of the Australian Federation of University Women-UQ Fellowship Fund and is working towards a Master of Philosophy degree.
Rebekah has a BA (Hons I) and a University Medal from the University of Queensland. She is currently working on a PhD in literature at Cambridge University. Her topic is the work of Henry James.
DPhil (Law) and MPhil (International Relations), Oxford University, Hons I in Government, UQ; BA and LLB, UNSW.
Ingrid's doctoral project focused on the domestic implementation of public international law agreements, especially human rights law agreements. Now working at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development in Paris, and also teaching international law at the American University of Paris.
Dr Clementina Lwatula
Master Public Health(Qld)
Clementina is a medical doctor from Zambia who has extensive experience with the effects of HIV on the lives of women and children. She obtained a Master of Public Health at UQ. Her topic was the prevention of and counselling for HIV infection, especially in women. Clementina rejoined her previous employers, SOS Children's Village of Zambia Trust (www.soscvzambia.org.zm) when she returned to Zambia where she contributed significantly establishing a clinic for providing free antiretroviral therapy to the community there especially orphans and poor women. The clinic commenced on 1st November 2007. In January 2008 Clementina joined The University of Zambia, (UNZA) as Head of the University Health Services. UNZA is Zambia's largest research and training institution which was established in 1965, just one year after independence from Britain.
Norita is studying for a PhD in social work at UQ. Her topic is indigenous incarceration, especially the extent to which rehabilitation programs in Australian and New Zealand jails are relevant to and effective for indigenous people. In order to complete her study, she must travel around Australia and New Zealand to interview relevant parties. Norita has a B.Soc Wk from UQ and has 13 years experience working the field.
Bsc (Hons I) (UQ)
Tamyka is finishing her PhD full-time in Human Movements studies at UQ. She has a BSc (Hons I) in Physics from the University of Queensland and is now completing a project on computational modelling of sensorimotor control and movement.
Sara Busilacchi (see 2004-05)
Caragh Brosnan (see 2002-03)
BSc (UQ), LLB Hons 1 (UQ), LLM (Harvard)
Kate is a University medalist from the University of Queensland. She holds a BA (1998) with a major in French, an LLB (2002) with first class Honours from the University of Queensland, and an LLM (2005) from Harvard Law School. Kate is currently working in the International Arbitration Practice Group of Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle, and is based in Mexico City. She is Assistant Editor of World Arbitration & Mediation Review, published by the Institute for Transnational Arbitration, and lectures on international alternative dispute resolution at the Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico City. Kate is also a fellow of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration and a member of the Australian delegation to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law, Working Group II (Arbitration & Conciliation).
Sara is an Italian national currently in her first year of a PhD in Marine Sciences at James Cook University. Sara's project is to model the impact of reef line fishery on marine resources in the Eastern Torres Straight. Sara has a number of publications and professional experience in her field of fisheries biology. She chose to study at James Cook University in order to take advantage of the opportunity to both model the impact of fishing on the reef, as well as work with indigenous groups who make a living off of fishing in the area.
BPhty, MPhil, PhD
Thorlene completed her PhD studies on 'The immediate effect of physical activity on the postural stability of older people' through the University of Queensland in 2009. She is now working at the Clinical Research Centre for Movement Disorders and Gait at the Kingston Centre Gait Laboratory in Melbourne, and also as a Research Physiotherapist at the Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine at the University of Melbourne.
BSc (Hons 1) (ANU); BLaw (Hons 1, University Medal) (ANU)
Jodi is currently at Oxford, studying for a Bachelors of Civil Law. Her topic is human rights law and her particular interest is in how the rights of vulnerable individuals, particularly women and children, should be protected in situations that typically involve gross human rights abuses (these include war, refugeeism).
BSc Physics (ANU); B. Systems Eng (Hons) (ANU)
Anne is in her final year of a PhD in experimental aerospace engineering at the University of Queensland. Her topic is maximization of scramjet engine efficiency, which involves building scramjet engine models that can simulate the high heat generated in outer atmosphere flight. She is a member of the Hyshot team at the University of Queensland, one of the world's leading scramjet research teams.
Christine A. Bateup
BA/LL.B. (Melb.); LL.M. (Lond)
Doctorate of Juridical Science (J.S.D.) Candidate, NYU School of Law (specializing in constitutional theory)
Dr Janet Butler
PhD (La Trobe), BA (La Trobe), Dip Ed (La Trobe)
Whilst a Fellowship recipient, Janet completed a PhD in the History Program of The School of Historical & European Studies at La Trobe University, where she is now an Honorary Associate. Janet's thesis was a study of change in identity in response to the experience of war, and was centrally based upon the war diaries of an Australian Great War army nurse. She has published articles based upon her research in the Journal of Australian Studies (2003), Health and History (2004) and Australian Historical Studies(2006). Janet's work whilst on the Fellowship was awarded the 2004 Ken Inglis Prize by the Editorial Board of Australian Historical Studies, and the 2005 Max Kelly Medal, by the History Council of NSW. Her current projects reflect her continuing interest in the field of personal narratives, and the individual experience of war.
Penelope Dean (see 1995-96)
Monica is studying for her PhD in marine biology at James Cook University. She is an Italian National who is working on the sustainability of reef fish populations with a view towards understanding, "how little fish grow up to be big fish". Her work is directly relevant to Australian concerns at the moment, and in the long term she hopes to work for an international body involved in sea ecology.
Jennifer is completing her PhD in tropical wildlife. Her topic is the sustainability of aboriginal art carving practice in the Northern Territory. Her mission is to make sure that the aboriginal artists do not deplete the trees that they need to do their woodcarvings. Since this type of carving is apparently a fairly new tradition in the Northern Territory, it is important that sustainability practices be put in place now.
Elisa is a British national who is studying her PhD in geology at University of Queensland. She studies how earth originally developed an oxygen-rich atmosphere.
Dr Caragh Brosnan
BA (Hons) (Qld) PhD (Cantab)
Research Fellow, Centre for Biomedicine & Society, King's College London
Caragh's current research examines the views of scientists and clinicians involved in experimental neuroscience, with regard to the ethical, clinical, social and legal issues raised by the imperative to move from ‘bench-to-bedside’, or from research to treatment. This project forms part of the Wellcome Trust-funded LABTEC (London & Brighton Translation Ethics Centre) programme hosted at the Centre for Biomedicine & Society. Caragh received fellowships from AFUWQ-FFI in 2003 and 2005 which contributed to funding her PhD in Sociology at the University of Cambridge. With Bryan Turner she is editor of the Handbook of the Sociology of Medical Education (Routledge, 2009), which builds on work developed during her doctoral studies.
Katherine R. Chambers
Vijaya Kumari Gothwal
Bacculareate in Optometry (BOpt) from Elite School of Optometry, Chennai, TN, India; Masters in Applied Science (by Research) from Queensland University of Technology
Occupation - Optometrist.
Head - Centre for Sight Enhancement, L V Prasad Eye Institute, India.
Currently pursuing PhD (as an external student) from Queensland University of Technology on pediatric low vision. Comparing self reports (regarding their functional vision abilities) of visually impaired school-going children with the performance-based assessment of the functional vision performance. Vijaya has developed a questionnaire that is reliable and valid - the L V Prasad Functional Vision Questionnaire (LVP-FVQ) as a part of her Master's research work. She is conducting her research at L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Jane McAdam
BA (Hons), LLB (Hons) (Sydney), DPhil (Oxford)
Dr Jane McAdam (BA (Hons), LLB (Hons) (Sydney), DPhil (Oxford)) is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of NSW. She is the Director of Research in the School of Law and the Director of the International Refugee and Migration Law project at the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law. She is also a Research Associate at the University of Oxford’s Refugee Studies Centre, and was the Director of its International Summer School in Forced Migration in 2008. She previously taught in the Faculty of Law at the University of Sydney and at Lincoln College at the University of Oxford, where she obtained her doctorate. Associate Professor McAdam holds two Australian Research Council Discovery Grants. The first supports her research on ‘Weathering Uncertainty: Climate Change “Refugees” and International Law’, including field work in Kiribati, Tuvalu and Bangladesh; the second is a grant held with two historians to examine ‘Immigration Restriction and the Racial State, c. 1880 to the Present’. She is the author of Complementary Protection in International Refugee Law (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2007); The Refugee in International Law, 3rd edn (with GS Goodwin-Gill, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2007); and the editor of Forced Migration, Human Rights and Security (Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2008) and Climate-Induced Displacement: Multidisciplinary Perspectives (Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2010). She is currently working on a monograph entitled Climate Change, Displacement and International Law (Oxford University Press, Oxford, forthcoming 2011). Associate Professor McAdam is the Associate Rapporteur of the Convention Refugee Status and Subsidiary Protection Working Party for the International Association of Refugee Law Judges; an adviser to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on the legal aspects of climate-related displacement; and has been a consultant to the Australian and British governments on migration issues.
Dr Antonina Gentile
BA (Syd), M.Int.S (Syd), MA (Johns Hopkins), PhD (Johns Hopkins)
Member of the Transnational Contentious Politics Project, Cornell University
Music (Double Bass)
Dr Selena Ng
PhD (Cambridge, UK) in Mathematics (String Theory), College des Ingenieurs Management Program for scientists and engineers
Project Manager, COGEMA (part of AREVA www.areva.com), offering solutions to industrial clients worldwide for managing used nuclear fuel and highly radioactive waste.
Dr Nguyen Thi Kim Cuc
Research fellow, Assessment Research Centre, Department of Learning and Educational Development, Faculty of Education, University of Melbourne
Dr Karen O'Connell
BA (Syd) LLB (Hons)(Syd) LLM (Col) JSD (Col)
Karen has a doctorate in law from Columbia University, New York, focusing on emerging genetic technologies. She is a lawyer at the federal Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission and has an ongoing interest in discrimination law, human rights, feminist theory and biotechnologies of the body.
MFA, UCLA:BFA, SUNY Purchase
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Dance, Arizona State University
Teaching and performing in Australia included: Opera Australia (2004), Sydney Dance Company (2002- 2004), National Aboriginal Islander Skills Development Association (2004), University of Western Sydney (2002-2004)
Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Katrina Dean
PhD (Cantab.) MPhil (Cantab.)
Curator of the History of Science, the British Library
Associate Professor Shireen Fahey
PhD (Qld), MSc (SFSU), BA (Hons) (CSUN)
University of the Sunshine Coast, School of Science and Education Associate Professor, Coastal Zone Environments
Program Leader and Course Coordinator, postgraduate programs in Climate Change Adaptation. Teaching and Research areas: coastal systems dynamics, integrated coastal zone management, estuary and wetland systems dynamics, integrated environmental management. Shireen’s postgraduate students come from geographic regions spanning Africa (Tanzania) to Kiribati in the Pacific. Current research projects include: * Assessing the impact of climate variability and change on a community project while enhancing adaptive capacity: case study Shinyanga agriculture project Tanzania, *Erosion or shoreline retreat: A vulnerability assessment of Rainbow Beach in Queensland and implications for future management,* Potential sea level rise and coastal retreat along the western coast of Fraser Island, *Ecosystem-based assessment of the Sigatoka River system, Viti Levu Fiji and development of the management plan for sustainable use of the resource, *Adaptation and the coastal zone in South Tarawa, Kiribati and *Coastal ecosystem response to climate change.
Web: http://www.usc.edu.au/University/AcademicFaculties/Science/Staff/043410.htm and
BSc(Mathematics)/BE(Electrical & Computer Systems) + LMusA(Violin)
Currently studying towards a PhD in pure mathematics (specifically, logic) at MIT, supervised by Professor Gerald Sacks.
Dr Renata L Riha
BMedSc MBBS FRACP MD FRCPE
Consultant in Sleep and Respiratory Medicine, Royal Infirmary Edinburgh since 2004
Previously Consultant in Sleep and Thoracic Medicine at the Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane (2003 - 2004).
Carolyn Deere (also 1998-99)
Dr Lexie R Friend
PhD (University of Queensland)
Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Dept Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The University of Queensland, working on a role for the nuclear hnRNP proteins in splicing.
Dr Inese Ivans
PhD (Astronomy, University of Texas at Austin)
Assistant Professor, University of Utah
Music composition for films
Manager, Australian Zebrafish Phenomics Facility, IMB, University of Queensland
Part time PhD candidate at the Centre for Marine Studies
Associate Professor Tania Voon
PhD (Cambridge), LLM (Harvard), Grad Dip Intl L (Melb), LLB (Hons) (Melb), BSc (Melb)
Associate Professor, Melbourne Law School
Former Legal Officer, Appellate Body Secretariat, World Trade Organization
Author of the book: Cultural Products and the World Trade Organization, was published by Cambridge University Press (UK) in June 2007: see http://tinyurl.com/39jdjf and http://tinyurl.com/2l8g3s
Web: Melbourne University Link
Dr Giselle Walker
Ph.D. (Evolutionary biology, The Natural History Museum, London & Botanical Institute, University of Copenhagen), BSc (Hons) (Sydney).
Schlumberger Research Fellow of Darwin College Cambridge, and
John Stanley Gardiner Fellow of the University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge
Working on taxonomy and systematics of protozoa and genetic aspects of the evolutions of multicellularity and cell differentiation
Master of Arts in Film Producing
Chief Executive Officer, Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association
Treasurer on Australian Indigenous Communications Association
Board member Indigenous Screen Australia
Member of Indigenous Art Strategy Committee - Northern Territory
Committee member of National Indigenous Television Working Party
Dr Jacqueline Peel
BSc/LLB (Hons) UQ, LLM (NYU), PhD (University of Melbourne)
Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Melbourne.
Awarded a Hauser scholarship from New York University to carry out research on the impact of international trade law on environmental law (2003-2004).
Author of book on an environmental principle known as the precautionary principle published by Federation Press (2005).
Another book on Environmental Law: Scientific, Policy and Regulatory Dimensions (co-authored with L Godden) is to be published in 2009 by Oxford University Press.
Recently, Jacqueline has expanded her research to focus on the emerging field of climate change law.
Web: Jaqueline Peel
Dr Sally Sheldon
LLB (QUT), BA (Hons) (UQ), MA, PhD (Essex)
Indigenous Cultural Heritage & Native Title Adviser, Dugalunji Aboriginal Corporation, north-west Queensland
Projects Manager, Myuma Pty Ltd (overseeing Indigenous training/employment schemes and commercial project delivery for an Indigenous-owned company group), north-west Queensland
Consultant - Working in Partnerships Program, Department of Industry Tourism & Resources
Casual lecturer in Law, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
Ongoing research and policy work in Aboriginal land management and capacity-development issues
Fiona Coad (also 1996-97)
BA (Hons), University of Queensland
Director, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Burma Section
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Dr Nadine Johnston
BSc (University of Tasmania, Aus), BSc (M.F.A.B, Hons) (University of Tasmania, Aus), PhD (University of Cambridge, UK)
Dr Nicola McLelland
BA, MPhil, PhD.
Senior Lecturer, Dept. of German, University of Nottingham, England
Senior Lecturer in German at the University of Nottingham, UK, with husband also lecturing full-time in the Biology department, and two children now at school.
Dr Sara Schneider
PhD (University of Queensland, Physics)
Risk Manager, Aare-Tessin Ltd. for Electricity (Atel) AG, Olten, Switzerland
BA Des. Studies (Qld), BA Architecture (Hons 1A) (Qld), MA Architecture (Princeton University, USA)
Practices architecture with Gluckman Mayner Architects after working for David Chipperfield and Rem Koolhaas/OMA in their New York offices. Built work includes multiple international residential projects, The Bryant Park Hotel (formally The American Radiator Building), interior renovations of Lever House and the recently opened Seattle Public Library. Rachel has also practiced and taught architecture in Japan, France and Australia.
Web: http://www.Gluckmanmayner.com or
Dr Kala Mulqueeny
LLB (Hons 1 and University Medal) (Qld), BCommerce (Qld); Dip. Legal Practice (University of Technology, Sydney); Doctorate of Juridical Science (Harvard Law School), Yale World Fellow
Kala is currently a 2010 Yale World Fellow, on leave from her position as Senior Counsel in the Office of General Counsel at the Asian Development Bank (ADB). At ADB, Kala's work focuses on energy, environment and water regulation, including clean technologies, environmental and social legal issues in ADB finance projects, advising on ADB's accountability mechanism and working on legal empowerment and access to justice. Kala was until recently was a professorial lecturer at the University of the Philippines. Kala has a doctorate from Harvard Law School, where she received the Laylin Prize in International Law for Master's thesis and again for her SJD dissertation. She also served as the Environmental Law Fellow and a Fellow of the Program in Justice, Welfare and Economics at Harvard.
Dr Emma Shepherdson
Ph.D. (Structual Engineering) (MIT), M.Sc. (MIT), B.E.(Civil, Hons) (UQ)
Working part-time as a Senior Lecturer at the California College of Arts, San Francisco while taking some time out.
Previously, a structural engineer with Arup in New York.
Lecturer in Health Studies, Division of Environmental & Life Sciences, Macquarie University
Dr Vicky Henderson
BMathFin Hons with University Medal (UTS, 1994), PhD (Mathematics, University of Bath, UK, 1999)
Senior Research Fellow at Univeristy of Oxford, Oxford-Man Institute for Quantitative Finance, and Mathematical Institute. Past positions at ETH Zurich, Princeton University and University of Warwick.
Masters and B.Music (Juilliard School, New York), Dip. Performance (Royal Conservatory in The Hague, Holland), Dip. Arts in Music (Victorian College of the Arts)
Assistant Principal Double Bass of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra since 1998, and Private music teacher
Dr Patricia Pender
PhD (Stanford University, 2004), BA HONS with Medal (University of Sydney, 1994)
Assistant Professor of English, Pace University, New York City.
Professor Eleanor Bourke
Dr Nancye May Peel
PhD (UQ 2006), Master of Public Health, University of Queensland (1997), Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons), University of Queensland (1967)
Nancye is a Research Fellow with the Centre for Research in Geriatric Medicine, The University of Queensland where the focus of her research is health service delivery in aged care. She was Secretary of AFUW-Q for 5 years.
Dr Carolyn Whitzman
PhD (McMaster University, Canada), 2003
Senior Lecturer in Urban Planning, University of Melbourne.
Member of the Planning Institute of Australia (and on the board of the Victorian chapter, Chairing the Planning for Health and Well-Being Chapter).
Carloyn has an international reputation for her work on gendered community safety initiatives, and she was recently was a keynote speaker at the Second International Conference on Safer Communities for Women in Bogota, Colombia.
Assistant Professor Dr (Ms.) Wassana Im-em
Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University, Thailand
Assistant Professor working in the area of population and reproductive health (teaching graduate students and conducting research).
Maria Lis Lange
Dr Amanda Michels
Dr Miranda Mortlock
BSc (Hons) Agriculture (Reading University, UK; including exchange year at Cornell University), MSc. applied Plant sciences (Univ of London), PhD Agronomy and a minor in statistics (Kansas State University, Kansas,USA), Grad Certificate in Education (Tertiary Education) (University of Queensland), CStat (Certified Statistician) from the Royal Statistics Society
Dr Wendy Sarkissian
BSc (Education, Southern Connecticut State University), MA (English literature, Connecticut College), Master of Town Planning (Adelaide), PhD (Murdoch)
Director, Sarkissian Associates Planners Pty Ltd
Fellow of the Planning Institute of Australia
Wendy is a social planning consultant and has pioneered innovative community engagement, planning and development approaches in a wide range of contexts. She is Director of Sarkissian Associates Planners, located in Nimbin, NSW.
Dr Sophie Dove
MA(Hons) in Maths and Philosophy, Univ. Edinburgh UK 1987; MA in Philosophy, University of Southern California USA 1991; Ph. D in Biological Sciences, Univ Sydney 1998
Senior Lecturer Centre for Marine Studies, University of Queensland. Chief Investigator in the ARC Centre for Excellence in Coral Reef Studies.
Web: http://www.cms.uq.edu.au/ and http://www.coralcoe.org.au/
Professor Isabel Karpin
BA/LLB (Sydney), LLM (Harvard), JSD (Columbia)
Professor of Law, University of Technology Sydney
Isabel taught in the Faculty of Law at the University of Sydney from 1994 to 2008. Prior to joining the University of Sydney faculty she worked for a period for the law firm Blake Dawson Waldron Solicitors (as it then was), and then took up a position as legal officer at the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission. In 1991 she completed the Masters of Law program at Harvard University and then moved to New York to undertake a JSD at Columbia University. Her doctoral work entitled 'Embodying Justice: Legal Responses to the Transgressive Body', examined the regulation of marginalised bodies, with a particular focus on the pregnant body. She specialises in feminist legal theory, health law, genetics and the law, disability and law and culture. Her current scholarship is in the area of law that can broadly be described as regulating bodies. This includes laws governing reproductive technologies, biotechnology as well as the legal responses to developments in genetic technologies and the challenges these pose to legal understandings of normality, disability, individuality, and family. She is currently involved in several major research projects in the areas of reproductive technology, disability and emergent genetic technologies.
Professor Bronwen Morgan
BA (Hons), Univ of Sydney 1990, LLB (Hons), Univ of Sydney 1992, PhD (University of California at Berkeley, 2000) in Jurisprudence and Social Policy
Professor of Sociolegal Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, University of Bristol, Wills Memorial Building, Queens Road, Bristol BS8 1RJ, UK
Dr Amanda Nimon Peters
PhD in Behavioural Science (University of Cambridge), M.Phil in Polar Studies (University of Cambridge), BA (Hons) (University of Adelaide)
Senior Manager in Shopper Research, Arabian Peninsula Region, for Procter and Gamble (based in Dubai).
Previous positions: various consumer research positions for Procter & Gamble, based in Belgium, Holland and the UK.
Additional activities: Member of the Board of Directors, Carr-Gomm (UK national supported housing charity) 2002-2004; Team Leader, Habitat for Humanity charity housing project in Dej, Romania (2000)
Dr Clare Boothroyd
MBBS (Hons) (Qld), M Med Sci (QIMR/Birmingham), FRACP, FRANZCOG, CREI
Specialist in Reproductive Endocrinology, Gynaecology and Infertility.
Chair of Gynaecology, Visiting Medical Officer, Member of the Medical Advisory Committee, Greenslopes Private Hospital in Brisbane; Member of the Medical Advisory Committee of Monash IVF (National); Queensland Counsellor for the Queensland Australian Menopause Society and Chair of the Education Sub-Committee, Member of the Scientific Program Organising Committee, Research Grants Committee and Education Sub-committee; Member of the Medical Advisory Committee of Family Planning Queensland.
Mother of 3 children.
Dr Debra Enzenbacher
Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Department of Geography
Jalan Tungku Link
Bandar Seri Begawan
Brunei Darussalam BE1410
Dr Gaye Lansdell
LL.B (Hons.) (Tas); M.Phil (Cambridge University); PhD (Tas)
Associate Professor, Monash University, Course Director, Postgraduate Diploma of Legal Practice
Mei Dong Zhu
Dr Teresa Barnes
Senior Researcher, Center for the Study of Higher Education; and Senior Lecturer, History Department, University of the Western Cape.
Author ofWe Women Worked So Hard: Labour, Gender and Social Reproduction in colonial Harare, Zimbabwe, 1930-56 (Heinemann Social History of Africa series, 1999)
Professor Wendy Brady
Dr Lisbeth Grondahl
Senior Lecturer, University of Queensland
Dr Samantha Hollingworth
BSc(Hons) (Qld), PhD (Monash,) MPH (Qld)
Senior Research Fellow, School of Population Health, University of Queensland
Dr Deema Kaneff**
BA(Hons Adelaide), PhD (Anthropology, Adelaide)
Senior research fellow at Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle, Germany
Dr Sharon Korman
MPhil, DPhil (Oxon) (International Relations: winner of the 1992 British International Studies Association Prize for the best doctoral thesis on international relations in the United Kingdom); BA ((Hons) (Melb) in Philosophy
Author of The Right of Conquest: The Acquisition of Territory by Force in International Law and Practice (Oxford University Press, 1996).
Currently reading for the Master of Laws (Legal Practice) at Monash University (winner of Sir John Monash Award for Excellence in 2003).
Formerly Rhodes Scholar at Balliol College, Oxford; Senior Associate Member, St Antony's College, Oxford; Stockbroker, Societe Generale Strauss Turnbull Securities, London.
Dr Sandra McDougall
PhD Entomology (Integrated Pest Management)
Technical Specialist (Vegetables), NSW Dept. Primary Industries: leader of a combined Entomological research and vegetable group research team at Yanco
Working part-time, while caring for a young family
Dr Bronte Adams
BA Hons (UWA), PhD (English Language and Literature, Oxford)
Principal, dandolopartners Pty Ltd, Melbourne
Karen Dawson(also 1988-89
Associate Professor Maryanne Dever
BA Hons (Qld), MA Hons (Syd), PhD (Syd)
Director, Centre for Women's Studies & Gender Research, Monash University
Dr Jacqueline A Flint
BA (ANU), MBA (Macq), PhD (UQ)
Senior Lecturer in Marketing, Central Coast School of Business, The University of Newcastle
Dr Susan Jackson
PhD MSc BEd (Hons 1)
Senior Research Fellow in Sport and Exercise Psychology, School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland
Stephanie Legg England
Xianlin Song (also 1988-89)
Dr Jill StJohn
WA Marine Co-ordinator, The Wilderness Society
Dr Tracey Winning
BDSc(Hons) GradDipHEd PhD
Senior Lecturer, Dental School, The University of Adelaide
Professor Parlo Singh
PhD, Bachelor of Educational Studies (First Class Honours) - University of Queensland
Dean, Griffith Graduate Research School, Griffith University, Qld, Australia
Dr Xianlin Song
Lecturer at Centre for Asian Studies, University of Adelaide
Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA, Cornell University, 1989), Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (BLAarch, UNSW, 1984), University Medal Landscape Architect
Principal of PGAdesign, landscape architects (a firm of 14 people with three principals), located in Oakland, California
Dr Vineeta Hoon
PhD, Human Geography, University of Madras, India
Founder and Trustee, Centre for Action Research on Environment Science and Society.
Vineeta's work focuses on Women's empowerment through Micro-credit, Environment Education with a focus on Conservation of coral reefs and mountain ecosystems, and developing sustainable livelihood solutions for nomadic communities in the Himalayas.
Associate Professor Lin Schwarzkopf
School of Marine & Tropical Biology at James Cook University
Research into factors influencing and creating biodiversity of reptiles and amphibians in tropical North Queensland.
Professor Fiona Macmillan
BA LL B (UNSW), LL M (London), Solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW
Professor of Law and Pro-Vice Master for Research, Birkbeck, University of London
Dr Leslie J. Newman
BSc & MSc Marine Biology (Guelph, Canada); PhD Zoology (Qld)
Curator of Marine Biology, Auckland Museum, Auckland, NZ
See a report on Leslie's work at National Geographic/Sea Studios TV
Dr Roslyn Brandon
BVSc (Hons 1) PhD MBA FAIM MRCVS MAICD
Chief Executive Officer of Athlomics Pty Ltd
Business Development Director of Uptake Health Pty Ltd
Associate Professor Samina Yasmeen
PhD (Political Science, University of Tasmania), M.A(International Relations, ANU), M.Sc (International Relations, Quaid-e-Azam University, Pakistan), BSc (University of Punjab, Pakistan)
Associate Professor, Political Science and International Relations, and Co-Chair, International Studies, University of Western Australia, Perth.
Director of the Centre for Muslim States and Societies at the University of Western Australia
Dr Christina Thompson
BA, Dartmouth College, 1981; PhD, University of Melbourne, 1990
Editor,Harvard Review, Harvard University.
Christina is the author of Come on Shore and We Will Kill and Eat You All (Bloomsbury, 2008), and the recent recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Australia Council.
Web: http://www.harvardreview.org and http://www.comeonshore.com
Professor Sandra Wilson
BA (Hons) (UWA), Master of Japanese Studies (UWA), D.Phil. (Modern History) (Oxford)
Professor, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, Murdoch University
Dr E.M. Date-Huxtable
B.Sc.(Hons) (Qld) 1982, Ph.D. (McGill) 1988
Research and Policy Officer at the Centre for Teaching and Learning, University of Newcastle, Australia.
Freelance writer on women's issues and early childhood education since 1990; currently interested in early childhood education, bilingual education and homeschool with some gender perspective; Mother of one child
Previously Associate Editor of Satree sarn Women's Weekly
Dr Nihal Ozdemir
Margret J. Doring
FIEAust, CPEng, BE Civil (Melb.), A.R.M.I.T. (Build.), ICCROM (ARC83) (Rome)
Margret's fellowship augmented a National Trust scholarship and helped to pay living expenses in Rome while attending a course in Architectural Conservation at ICCROM
Principal of a Heritage Conservation Consultancy: C & MJ Doring Pty Ltd, BELGRANO, Burder's Lane, Whitlands, Victoria since 1990
Heritage and Conservation experience includes: rehabilitation and restoration of domestic buildings in Melbourne and Sydney; research and tutoring in architectural history at the University of New South Wales; engineer and architectural conservationist for Heritage Branch, NSW Department of Planning; Heritage Assessment; Conservation Policy Development; Environmental Impact Studies; Conservation, Restoration and structural intervention works; Local Government Heritage Studies. Margret and her partner, Carl, were awarded the Engineering Heritage Australia John Monash Medal for 2008. The medal was for "their outstanding contribution to engineering heritage and industrial archaeology in Australia, facilitating attitude changes and successful outcomes through their research, recording, management plans and conservation guidelines for many significant heritage sites"
Web: Belgrano's company profile, Margret Doring's CV and work summary (PDF format) and
A report on Margret's course in Architectural Conservation and her experience studying in Italy (PDF format)
Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Gail Reekie
PhD (History), MA (History), BA 1st class Honours (History and Social & Political Theory)
Assistant Director, International Science Branch, Department of Education, Science and Training (Australian Government)