Researcher Profiles

Dr Beth Nosworthy

Faculty of the Professions

Beth is a lecturer in the Adelaide Law School, primarily researching in the areas of corporate law and equity, in particular directors' duties and fiduciary obligations.

Dr Luke Harrald

Head of Studies - Popular Music
Faculty of Arts

Luke Harrald is a composer, performer and media artist. He holds a PhD in Composition from Elder Conservatorium of Music, and he completed his undergraduate studies at Flinders Street School of Music.

Ms Amber Halliday

PhD Candidate
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Positive education shows great promise in helping young people feel good and function well, but there is no best practice for its implementation in schools.

Mrs Lindsay Cole

PhD Candidate
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

I am a current PhD candidate at The University of Adelaide School of Psychology. My areas of research lie in discursive social psychology, with a focus on child birth and maternity healthcare.

Trent Ames

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Currently completing my PhD in the school of Psychology, with a focus on rural mental health in the mining industry.

My background is in mining and environmental geoscience, though my initial passion was in psychology and has now eventuated in my post graduate studies.

Feel free to contact me if you would like to collaborate on any work or are interested in discussion work in this field.

Ms Ha Tran

PhD Candidate
Faculty of Arts

She is now a PHD candidate in the School of Education, Adelaide University. The main focus of her research is the impacts of classroom assessment practices on the development of learner autonomy in the Vietnamese Higher Education context.
Having spent 15 years as a lecturer of English for students at tertiary level, she has experiences in teaching General English, English for Specific Purposes (Information Technology and Business), IELTS and TOEFL.

Dr Matthew Sorell

Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

My specific areas of consulting expertise are:
1. Telecommunications, particularly the intersection between technology, commercial operations, and regulations. This includes international experience in 3G licensing and strategy with Telecom Italia Mobile, SUNDAY (Hong Kong), Celcom (Malaysia), Chunghwa Telecom (Taiwan ROC); training for Vodafone Australia, Maxis (Malaysia) and others; and advising a number of innovative start-ups including MGM Wireless ( and Komodo CMS.

Thomas Nelson

Faculty of Sciences

Thomas Nelson is a PhD Candidate in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Adelaide.

Mr Hong Do

Postgraduate Student
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

In my career I have developed a passion for all aspects of hydrology and flooding. Having contributed to research projects on the vulnerability of flooding in Vietnam, I am acutely aware of the devastating impact of floods. I am committed to improving our understanding of historical changes in floods, with the belief that it is critical for adapting to floods in the future.