Researcher Profiles

Fidelma Breen

Faculty of Arts

PhD Candidate - Economics and Emotions: The Irish Migrant Experience in Australia, 2000-2015
Postgraduate Student Representative, Geography, Environment and Population

Dr Susan Shannon

Senior Lecturer
Faculty of the Professions

Dr Susan Shannon is an Architect and University Teacher, with a particular professional interest in evaluation of student learning outcomes and graduate hiring. For 25 years prior to joining the University in 2000, she practised architecture for major Australian and South Australian firms, and in her own practice. Her research focus is on women in architecture, broadening the scope to include the factors pertaining to the non-registration of women as architects.

Dr Sharmina Ahmed

Faculty of the Professions

Dr Sharmina Ahmed is a Researcher (Post-Doctoral Fellow) in Centre for Global Food and Resources (GFAR) at the University of Adelaide. Dr Sharmina has undertaken extensive research in the field of social economics, policy analysis, agriculture, food and health. Her recent work focuses on policy analyses of food consumption patterns, determinants of changes in food consumption behavior, and relationships between socio-economic factors and geographic location of health and health outcomes in different groups of people.

Antonina Mikocka-Walus

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Antonina Mikocka-Walus is a psychologist with expertise in clinical health psychology, behavioural medicine and psychosomatic medicine. She graduated in psychology from the University of Warsaw, International Political and Economic Relations from Warsaw School of Economics and Sciences Politiques de Paris, and medicine from the University of Adelaide. After completing her doctorate, she held a postdoctoral position in epidemiology and neuropsychology at Monash University. She worked at the UniSA in 2010-2012 and currently holds an adjunct senior role.

Dr David Adamson

Faculty of the Professions

David Adamson started his professional life as the economist at the CRC for Tropical Pest Management and he has worked on a range of natural resource and agricultural issues throughout Australia. From 2004-2017 David was based at the School of Economics at The University of Queensland working with Professor John Quiggin on climatic variability and uncertainty impacts on water management in Australia’s Murray–Darling Basin.

Dr Matthew Denton

Senior Lecturer in Agronomy
Faculty of Sciences

Matt is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine. His areas of interest are crop nutrition and farming systems research with a focus on nitrogen fixation and N cycling in farming systems and agricultural systems in developing countries. He is also a Postgraduate Coordinator for the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine.

Dr Iza Denis

Research Fellow - DRMCRL
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Dr Iza Denis is a National Breast Cancer Foundation of Australia Fellow at the Dame Roma Mitchell Cancer Research Laboratories, Adelaide Medical School, University of Adelaide. In 2009 Dr Denis completed a Bachelor in Life and Earth Sciences at the University of Rennes, France. In 2009, she undertook a Master’s program in Regenerative Medicine (funded by an ERASMUS scholarship) at the DNA damage response laboratory, National University of Galway Ireland (NUIG).

Dr Alison Care

NHMRC CJ Martin Fellow
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Dr. Alison Care is an NHMRC CJ Martin Research Fellow at the Robinson Research Institute. Alison completed a Bachelor of Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology with Honours at the University of South Australia in 2004. She subsequently completed her PhD with Professor Sarah Robertson at the University of Adelaide, where she investigated the role of the macrophage in early pregnancy success.