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My CV
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Education

Award Interview

Women in Technology WA Tech [+] 20 Award Recipient

Fellow, Higher Education Academy

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Western Australia.

BSc (Medical Science) Honours (first class), Curtin University.

  Majors: Haematology, Medical Microbiology, Clinical Biochemistry.

Teaching Positions Held

  • 2021-2024 Lecturer & Unit Coordinator, Applied Microbiolog

                                               School of Medical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University.

  • 2014-2024 Lecturer & Unit Coordinator, Introduction to Haematology,

                                               School of Medical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University.

  • 2021 Unit Coordinator, Laboratory Instructor, Infection & Immunity (Master),

                                              Clinical & Molecular Microbiology (Master),  Medical Microbiology (4th Year)

                                              Curtin Medical School, Curtin University.

  • Laboratory demonstrator, Foundations of Haematology (2nd Year)

                                             Curtin Medical School, Curtin University.

                                              School of Medical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University.

  • Lecturer (Sessional), Introduction to Haematology,

                                              School of Medical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University.

  • Tutor (Sessional), Human Structure & Function, Integrated Systems and Physiology,

                                              School of Biomedical Sciences, Curtin University. *(part of Sem2 due to pregnancy)

  • Tutor (Sessional), Human Structure & Function, School of Biomedical Sciences,

                                              Curtin University and Curtin College (2013). *(part of Sem2 due to pregnancy)

  • Laboratory Demonstrator (Sessional), Immunobiology (2nd year),

                                               School of Biomedical Sciences, Curtin University.

  • Laboratory Demonstrator (Sessional), Clinical Biochemistry (2nd year),

                                               School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Western Australia.

                                               Pathology (3rd year), School of Surgery, University of Western Australia.

Research Positions Held

  • 2023-2024 Post-doctoral Research Scientist, Curtin Medical School, CHIRI.

  • 2022 Research Officer, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute.

  • Research Associate, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Fremantle Unit, University of Western Australia.

  • Research Assistant, School of Pharmacy, Curtin University.

  • PhD Scholar, School of Medicine & Pharmacology, University of Western Australia.

Professional Employment

  • STEAM Community Engagement Consultant, Trainer, Producer, Song Writer, Presenting Artist, Designer, Coordinator, Film Director, Australian Society for Parasitology, School of Medical & Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Einstein First, University of Western Australia.  

  • Administrative Assistant, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia .

  • Medical Scientist, Microbiology department, Clinipath Pathology.

  • Laboratory Assistant, Microbiology department, Clinipath Pathology.   

Employment

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Awards

Awards & Scholarship

2022            •       Fellow, Higher Education Academy

2022            •       The Telly Awards, MicroToons - Best 2D Animation Gold Winner, 43rd Annual Telly Awards

                             Winner, Lily Indie Film Festival Spring

                             Best Animation, Nicomedia Film Awards

                             Semi Finalist, Paris International Short Festival

                             Best Animation Semi Finalist, Around Films International Film Festival, ARFF Paris 

                             Semi Finalist, London Indie Short Festival

                             Semi Finalist, Boden International Film Festival, Sweden

                             Finalist, Vesuvius International Film Festival

                             Best Animation, ONYKO Films Awards

2019            •       Women in Technology WA Tech [+] 20 Award Winner, WitWA Conference, Perth

2019            •       Top 5 in People's Choice Award, Women in Technology WA WitWA Conference, Perth

2018            •       Vice Chancellor's Award, Teaching and Learning – Sessional Staff, Edith Cowan University

   •       Faculty Teaching Excellence and Innovation Award – Sessional Teacher, Curtin University

   •       The John Frederick Adrian Sprent Medal, The Australian Society for Parasitology Inc.

   •       The Medical Research Foundation Publication Award, Fremantle Hospital.

   •       Early Career Medical Researcher Award, The Australian Society for Parasitology Inc

   •       Murdoch University Award, Australian Society for Medical Research.

   •       Barry Marshall Travel Award, Fremantle Hospital Medical Research Foundation.

   •       Cross Disciplinary Award, Combined Biological Sciences Meeting, Perth, Australia.

   •       PhD Completion Scholarship, UWA.

   •       Best Student Oral Presentation, Australian Society for Parasitology, Cairns, Queensland.

   •       Student Travel Award, Australian Society for Parasitology, Cairns, Queensland.

   •       Graduate Research Student Travel Award, UWA.

   •       Best Student Poster Award, Annual School Research Day, Perth, Western Australia.

   •       Best Poster Award, Combined Biological Sciences Meeting, Perth, Western Australia.

   •       Ad Hoc Scholarship, School of Medicine & Pharmacology, UWA.

   •       WA Department of Health New Investigator Award, Combined Biological Sciences Meeting, Perth, Western Australia.

   •       Best Oral Presentation, Annual Research Day, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Australia.

   •       Australian Postgraduate Award (APA), School of Surgery and School of Medicine & Pharmacology, UWA.

   •       Best Oral Presentation, 10th Asian Pacific Congress of Clinical Biochemistry and the AACB 42nd Annual Scientific Conference, Perth, Australia.

   •       Vacation Scholarship, School of Surgery, UWA.                

 

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