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.
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 -
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)
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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