Recipient of the WAIER-Fogarty Student Research Prize 2019

Olivia Johnston, PhD student at UWA

Olivia’s research incorporates students’ voices about their teachers’ expectation, where improvements could improve educational equity for students experiencing the perpetuation of disadvantage through our Western Australian (WA) schools. Olivia was awarded $5000 to contribute to costs associated with presenting her research findings at the European Conference for Educational Research (ECER) 2020 (Glasgow University, Scotland) and the Emerging Researcher’s Conference (ERC) 2020 (Glasgow University, Scotland).

Recipient of the 2019 WAIER Annual Research Grant

Olivia Johnston, PhD student at UWA

Awarded a grant in the amount of $2000 to be used toward the project titled Secondary school students’ experiences of their perceived teachers’ expectations: A grounded theory.

Recipient of the 2018 WAIER Annual Research Grant

Dr Donna Barwood, Edith Cowan University

Awarded a grant in the amount of $2000 to be used toward the project titled Teacher education institutions as co-creators of inclusivity in Health and Physical Education.

Recipients of the 2017 WAIER Annual Research Grant

Dr Kara-Jane Lombard, Senior Lecturer, School of Media, Culture and Creative Arts (MCCA), Curtin University
Dr Liam Lynch, Sessional Tutor; School of Media, Culture and Creative Arts (MCCA), Curtin University

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.

Dr Janean Robinson, Sessional Tutor, School of Education, Murdoch University

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.