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Endeavour Executive Award recipients


Dr Judy Ford (Teaching Innovation Unit)
Hong Kong
January - April 2015
Placement in the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) working with Professor Christopher Chao to conduct research on equipping PhD students with enterprise skills to succeed in careers both inside and outside of academia.



Dr Tom Stehlik (School of Education)
July to September 2014
Placement in the University of Eastern Finland, undertaking research into school governance and teacher education in Finland.



Associate Professor Mark McDonnell (School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences)
May 2012
Placement in the Brain Research Centre at the University of British Columbia, Canada, to work with Professor Lawrence Ward to discover more about how the structure of our brain may provide a model for information processing.



A/P David Cropley, DASI Associate Professor David Cropley (Defence and Systems Institute -DASI)
February 2011
Placement in the Psychology Department of California State University at San Bernardino, to develop collaborative research in Creativity
and Innovation with Professor James Kaufman.
Dr Lalita McHenry, NCSEHE Dr Lalita McHenry (National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education-NCSEHE)
April 2011
Placement at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Hanoi Vietnam to develop collaborations, build institution-to-institution linkages, share knowledge in the form of equity programs and understanding the student equity needs in North Vietnam, in the context of both countries' current engagement in higher education reform agendas.
Ms Mary Ann Seow

Mary Ann Seow (Learning and Teaching Unit)
September 2011
Placement at the School of International Education, The South China University of Technology (SCUT) in Guangzhou, to explore strategies for the engagement and integration of international students, their effectiveness and the challenges faced by both staff and students.



Stephen Manson

Mr Stephen Manson (Learning and Teaching Unit)
September - October 2010
Placement at Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey (SNDT) Women's University in Mumbai, developing partnerships in the area of student equity and support initiatives for disadvantaged students.

Dr Jyothi Thalluri

Dr Joythi Thalluri (School of Pharmacy and Medical Science)
United Arab Emirates
Late in 2010
Placement at Abu Dhabi University to explore academic and social opportunities for ADU staff and students, including the first-year student experience, student attrition and success; career development, mentoring, and relationships with the broader community.



Dr Peter Hill The Reverend Dr Peter Hill (Learning and Teaching Unit)
16 October - 21 December 2009
Placement as visiting professor at the Center for Teaching and Learning at the American University of Beirut (AUB). The placement included membership of an Australian academic delegation to Libya.
Stephen Parsons Mr Stephen Parsons (Learning and Teaching Unit)
Placement for one month at the International Islamic University (IIU) Malaysia in late 2009.  The purpose of the placement was to share ideas on student service provision, with a focus on successful student transition to university.