Researcher Profiles

Kristi Urry

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

PhD Candidate

Dr Robert Foster

Associate Professor
Faculty of Arts

Robert was appointed to the History Department in 2000, and his research focus has been Australian Aboriginal History, Comparative Indigenous History and general South Australian History. Prior to this time he worked as a consultant historian, especially in Native Title research. He has collaborated with Amanda Nettelbeck on a variety of projects dealing with the history and memory of frontier violence in Australia and Canada. He teaches courses on Australian Aboriginal History, Australian History and Ethnic Cleansing and Genocide. Until recently he was head of the History Department.

Dr Patrick Dawson

Professor
Faculty of the Professions

Patrick Dawson is a Professor of Change, Innovation and Creativity at the University of Adelaide and an Emeritus Professor at the University of Aberdeen. With an extensive publication list of over 60 refereed journal articles, 12 books, 50 book chapters he is an international leader in management research. His reputation has led to frequent invites to chair conference streams as well as regular keynote speaking appearances and he has worked on the Editorial Board of several learned journals.

Ms Maryam Navi

PhD Student
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Maryam Navi is a PhD student in the School of Public Health. Her PhD focuses on developing health related indicators of climate change. She uses a mixed methods approach with both quantitative and qualitative methodologies. She also uses spatial analysis to identify vulnerable populations to climate change in metropolitan Adelaide. Her research involves interviews with stakeholders in government and non-government organisations and findings of the project will have implications for health policy makers.

Ms Alicja Makarewicz

Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

I am a Ph.D candidate interested in the areas of hydrology, hydrological modelling, field work and data collection.

Dr Bryan Coad

Senior Research Fellow
Faculty of Sciences

Dr Bryan Coad is a Senior Research Fellow in the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine. His background is in physical chemistry. His areas of expertise are in bioactive, nano-engineered material surface coatings and biomaterials.

Jin-Chen Li

Faculty of Sciences

Phd student in wine microbiology, mainly working on biological solutions for wine compound elimination.

Mrs Jane Scarborough

PhD Candidate
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Jane Scarborough is a PhD candidate School of Public Health, University of Adelaide. Her interest is in the factors that affect the provision of care by private general practice for patients with conditions which may have stigma attached to them. Jane is enrolled half time in the PhD program and continues to work at Drug and Alcohol Services South Australia (DASSA) as the GP Program-Project Officer. The DASSA role involves working with general practitioners to recruit them to prescribe opioid substitution treatment and to provide support to those that choose to prescribe.

Dr Sam Ridgway

Associate Professor
Faculty of the Professions

Sam Ridgway is an Associate Professor in the School of Architecture & Built Environment. He has a B. Arch. (Hons) and a M. Arch. (research) from The University of Adelaide and a PhD from The University of Sydney. He is a specialist in architectural construction and design, with over 25 years of experience in research, teaching and architectural practice. He has taught and delivered lectures nationally and internationally including at the Universities of Sydney, Edinburgh, and Hong Kong, at the Washington Alexandria Architecture Center (Virginia Tech) and Carleton University in Ottawa.

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