Greg Preston is a lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Newcastle. He has a teaching and research background in History and Educational Computing and has taught within these and other areas at both the secondary and tertiary level. He is currently the Manager for Web Development and Learning for the School of Education at the University of Newcastle.
Greg is currently involved in two projects with SORTI. The first of these is a study entitled "Comparisons of evaluations by PhD examiners and ARC Discovery Grant assessors", to be underatken with Professors Sid Bourke and Terry Lovat and Associate Professor Allyson Holbrook. The second project is a study of the History of the PhD with specific reference to the Australian context.
In 1991 Mr Preston received the Minor Thesis in Educational Studies Prize 1991 for his thesis: "A comparative evaluation of the aims and achievements of the Mechanics' Institute Movement with particular reference to the Lower Hunter Valley, 1800-1914."
Phone:+61 2 4921 5891
Full Curriculum Vitae (CV) is available on Greg's Staff Researcher Profile page