Researcher Profiles

Marijana Markovic

Faculty of Sciences

I received my Ph.D. in Chemistry (University of Belgrade, Serbia) in October 2015 and in April 2016 I undertook a post-doctoral research position as a Visiting Fellow at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO, Adelaide), working on the joint graphene ecotoxicology project of the University of Adelaide (School of Agriculture, Food & Wine and School of Chemical Engineering) and CSIRO.

Joshua Krook

Faculty of the Professions

I am a passionate researcher, writer and thinker interested in the humanities, policy and law. My background includes effective project management of research teams, academic publishing (US political analysis, specialization and social psychology) and non-fiction publications on legal education. I am pursuing a PhD exploring the creation of a new legal education curriculum centred on the humanities and the liberal arts.

Mrs Juliane Haensch

Research Fellow
Faculty of the Professions

Juliane is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Global Food and Resources (GFAR) at the University of Adelaide. She joined GFAR in 2015 as a PhD-Scholar after transferring from the University of South Australia, where she started her PhD studies and worked as a Research Assistant since 2011. Her PhD thesis examined the importance of spatial influences on irrigators’ water trading behaviour in Australia’s southern Murray-Darling Basin. Her PhD thesis was awarded a Dean’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence and nominated for a University Research Medal.

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

Ms Susan Bellman

Research Fellow
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

I am a pharmacist, dietitian and credentialed diabetes educator with a particular interest in type 1 and type 2 diabetes and aged care. My Masters research thesis was titled "The effectiveness of GLP-1 analogues compared to DPP-4 inhibitors for beta cell function and diabetes related complications among adults with type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis". I am a member of the Joanna Briggs Institute training team for the comprehensive systematic review training program.

Dr Stephanie Begg

Research Associate
Faculty of Sciences

Dr Stephanie Begg is a post-doctoral researcher in the Research Centre for Infectious Diseases, where she is investigating the role of metal ions in the virulence and viability of bacterial pathogens.

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

Lecturer
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.

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