The University of Newcastle, Australia

Previous recipients

2017 Recipients

Meri Butler

Campus Strategy Manager
Infrastructure and Faculties Services

Meri will attend the Gehl Institute Masterclass ‘Tools for Change’ in Copenhagen to learn about the intersection of social sciences and architecture, focusing on the relationship between the built environment and people’s quality of life.

Siobhan Curran

Three76 Innovation Hub Coordinator
Research and Innovation

Siobhan will attend the international Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centres in Canada which will explore the best practices in entrepreneurship education and new venture creation.

Jayne McCartney

Student Communications and Information Officer
Student Central

Jayne will attend the Social Media Strategies Summit Higher Education Conference in Boston to learn about ground-breaking work in the area of virtual communities and network and collaborate with leaders in the field.

Justine Ulph

Research Development Officer

Justine will use the scholarship to work with counterparts in the Pacific Islands at The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme – an organisation responsible for the Pacific region’s protection and sustainable development.

2016 Recipients

Mark Kirby

Manager Planning and Quality
Strategy, Planning and Performance, Resources Division

As Mark develops a plan of improving planning functions and processes at UON, he will use his scholarship to visit United Kingdom (UK) universities and build case studies to inform strategic planning.

Jodi McLean

Research Grants Officer
Faculty of Science and IT

Jodi will visit two Asian universities that are rapidly ascending the Times Higher Rankings, The University of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, to learn best practice in university-industry collaborations.

Daniel Sneddon

Senior Technical Officer
School Architecture and Built Environment (SABE)

Daniel will visit Aarhus University in Denmark and focus on the integration of robotic tools and how robotic manufacturing techniques can influence the future of design and fabrication in architecture.