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WAIER Forum 2017: Awards

These photographs illustrate activities at the 32nd Annual Research Forum, Saturday 5 August 2017, at Notre Dame University, Fremantle. WAIER Awards were sponsored by the Teachers Mutual Bank.

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WAIER Research Grant 2017

In 2017 WAIER is proud to be offering our Annual Research Grant of $2000 for the first time. The aim of the grant is to support early career and established researchers who do not have ready access to funds or resources; and/or require seeding funding for new projects for research directly relevant to early childhood, primary, secondary or tertiary education.

This year we have two grant awardees.

Dr Kara-Jane Lombard and
Dr Liam Lynch

With WAIER Research Grant Coordinator Dr Sonja Kuzich (right)

Awarded a grant in the amount of $1000 to be used toward the project titled "Teaching Intercultural Capabilities to First-Year Humanities Students at Curtin University".
[Presentation abstract]
Photo: Dr Kara-Jane Lombard and<br>Dr Liam Lynch
Dr Janean Robinson
With WAIER Research Grant Coordinator Dr Sonja Kuzich (right)

Awarded a grant in the amount of $1000 to be used toward attending the Re-imagining Education for Democracy conference to disseminate research findings through the presentation titled "Telling 'Jacinta's story: Confronting neoliberal policy in public secondary schooling and re-imagining socially just alternatives."
[Presentation abstract]

Photo: Dr Janean Robinson

WAIER Postgraduate Awards 2017

The Western Australian Institute for Educational Research presents a number of Postgraduate Awards annually. The aim of the Award is to recognise excellence in postgraduate student research in the field of education. The faculty, school or department of education from each university in Western Australia selects an outstanding postgraduate student researcher to whom this prize will be awarded.
Dr Susan Bunkum
Curtin University
PhD thesis: Thomas Kuhn, paradigm revolution possibilities, and 'Frausein': Patriarchy seen yet unseen
https://espace.curtin.edu.au/bitstream/handle/20.500
.11937/1088/246580_Bunkum%20M%202016.pdf


Dr Sonja Vanderaa
Curtin University
Phd thesis: Towards openness: A reflection on functional behaviour assessment in schools
http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11937/368

The Awards for Dr Bunkum and Dr Vanderaa were conferred in absentia.

Photo: PG Awards Coordinator Dr Rita Tognini (left), TMB (Awards sponsor) representative Barbara ... (centre), and Associate Professor Susan Beltman accepting on their behalf.
Photo: Dr Susan Bunkum
Dr Rosemary Joy Allen
Edith Cowan University
PhD thesis
Combining content-based and EAP approaches to academic writing: Towards an eclectic program
http://ro.ecu.edu.au/theses/1788/
[Presentation abstract]
Photo: Dr Rosemary Joy Allen
Dr Rebecca Saunders
Murdoch University
PhD thesis
Professional development, instructional intelligence and teacher emotions: A mixed methods study of a four-year systemic change initiative. http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/32336/
[Presentation abstract]
Photo: Rebecca Saunders
Mary-Anne Zevenbergen
The University of Notre Dame
M Phil thesis
Examination of primary school teachers' analysis of literacy assessment data. http://researchonline.nd.edu.au/theses/125/
[Presentation abstract]
Photo: Mary-Anne Zevenbergen
Janet McHardy
The University of Western Australia
Best postgraduate publication
McHardy, J. & Chapman E. (2016). Adult reading teachers' beliefs about how less-skilled adult readers can be taught to read. Literacy and Numeracy Studies, 24(2), 24-42. https://doi.org/10.5130/lns.v24i2.4809
[Presentation abstract]
Photo: Janet McHardy

WAIER Early Career Award Recipient 2017

Dr Julia Morris
Edith Cowan University [Presentation abstract]
Photo: Dr Julia Morris
Photo: With PG Awards Coordinator Dr Rita Tognini (left), TMB (Awards sponsor) representative Barbara ... (centre)


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