Kristy Davis

Kristy Davis

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

School of Education

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics

Kristy Davis is an academic researcher and secondary school teacher pursuing a PhD within the University of Adelaide’s School of Education.

Her interdisciplinary subject specialisations of English and Science continue to nurture her interests to design and deliver innovative curriculum and assessment for secondary school contexts. She is passionate about connecting research with classroom application, to improve the educational experiences available to students.

Currently, Kristy’s research strives to identify and model core components contributing to innovative approaches to education and inform the identification of strategies promoting widespread implementation of authentic and sustainable future curriculum.

Through engaging in volunteer work, Kristy has supported organisations that promote equitable access to quality education and mentoring for students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2021 - ongoing Casual Academic Tutor Flinders University
    2021 - 2021 University Liaison for Pre-service Teachers The University of Adelaide
    2021 - ongoing Research Assistant (Casual) University of Adelaide
    2020 - ongoing Secondary School Teacher - TRT Adelaide Botanic High School
    2020 - 2020 Guest Lecturer & Tutor University of Adelaide
    2020 - ongoing Course Ambassador - Faculty of Arts The University of Adelaide
    2019 - 2019 Secondary School Teacher The Australian Science and Mathematics School
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2019 Award The Adelaide Graduate Award The University of Adelaide Australia -
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2020 The University of Adelaide Australia PhD
    2018 - 2019 The University of Adelaide Australia Master of Education
    2012 - 2017 The University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Arts (English & Philosophy)
    2012 - 2017 The University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)
  • Research Interests

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2021 Davis, K., Tan, L., Miller, J., & Israel, M. (2021). Seeking Approval: International Higher Education Students’ Experiences of Applying for Human Research Ethics Clearance in Australia. Journal of Academic Ethics, 20(3), 16 pages.
    DOI Scopus3 Europe PMC1
  • Presentation

    Date Topic Presented at Institution Country
    2019 - ongoing Students as Change Makers International Students as Partners Institute The University of Adelaide in collaboration with McMaster University & University College London Australia
    2019 - ongoing Who's afraid of the Big Bad Ethics Wolf? Transforming Futures: International Perspectives on Research Based Education The University of Adelaide Australia
    2019 - ongoing Human Research Ethics Application from International Perspectives Higher Education Research Group of Adelaide The University of Adelaide Australia

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