Helen has produced three feature films and her 2006 documentary Girl in a Mirror was the first Australian film ever to win the prestigious Rose D’or Award in Montreux.
Megan has received the Best Doctoral Thesis Prize in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences from the University of New South Wales (2011) and the Mari Kuttna Memorial Prize for Film Studies from the University of Sydney (2002). Her research interests include contemporary film theory, re-enactment, film stars, and the cinema of Ritwik Ghatak.
He teaches courses in child and adolescent mental health at the University of Sydney, NYU Sydney, and the New South Wales Institute of Psychiatry. He also has a keen interest in mental health law, and is a member of the Mental Health Review Tribunal.
Jane’s previous work roles include research into heavy vehicle crashes, teaching at Macquarie University and managing her own consulting business with projects including risk assessments in abattoirs, aged-care facilities and mortuaries. Jane received a national Kidsafe award for her work on the prevention of scalds to children while with the NSW Health Department.
She has taught Aboriginal literature and writings at the University of Sydney, literary courses at UNSW, World Literature and language courses at the University of Western Sydney. Her research interests include Aboriginal literature, world literature, postcolonial literatures in English and French, language and communication skills.
Her artistic collaborations–Walking in the Rain (2011), Sea Shanties for Dead Sailors (2012), Tilting at Windmills (2013) and The Yurt Empire (2013-14)–explore themes of environmental degradation, colonial history and urban renewal. She shares the ambition of being an urban farmer with her partner and blogs about their progress at www.earlwoodfarm.com
He has taught and assessed both undergraduate and postgraduate psychology subjects, including introductory, social, biological and personality psychology, in addition to research methods, statistics and conceptual analysis. His current research interests include exploring the role outgroup bias and discrete coalition cues play in adaptively negotiating group decision tasks, and designing interventions intended to help educators understand and negotiate the conflicting moral values in their students.
After graduating with Arts (English literature) and Law degrees from UNSW, Sacha was hired as a writer by The Sydney Morning Herald, where his specialties included film, music and TV, and also parenthood, education and philosophy. He has published two books: Australian Bushrangers - The Romance of Robbery and From Here to Paternity - A User's Manual for Early Fatherhood. He lives in Sydney with his wife and two kids, and, whenever possible, immerses himself in the Pacific Ocean.
Such international outlets include the South China Morning Post, UK Overseas, Whole Life Times in the US and South Africa's Business Day. Her writing specialties include environment, science, health and technology and she is also a part-time academic who has taught journalism over the last decade at several Australian universities: University of Technology, Sydney; University of NSW and Southern Cross University, Lismore.
Her teaching has covered Introduction to Finance courses, Financial Markets, Quantitative Methods, Derivative Securities and Econometrics. Her research interests include time series econometrics, forecasting, corporate governance and management quality. She has worked in the finance industry for the past 8 years and prior to that worked as an economic consultant. She is a member of the global research team of the Scientific Active Equities (SAE) within BlackRock located in Sydney.
Her main research interests are international education marketing, relationship marketing, marketing strategy and services marketing. Nadia currently works for NYU as an Adjunct Lecturer in marketing and owns and operates a boutique winery on the Central Coast, one hour north of Sydney.
He has had film and TV projects in development with the BBC, Working Title, Film4 and Dreamworks Animation, and his feature, Falling for Figaro, will shoot in the UK in late 2015. He is the founder of the renowned screenwriting blog, CrackingYarns.com.au.
He has taught various subjects at UNSW including neuropsychological assessment and psychopathology, social and developmental psychology, and introduction to psychology. He has worked as a clinician with acute psychosis, traumatic brain injury and personality disorder populations, conducting neuropsychological assessments and delivering treatment. His clinical experience also includes working with children and adolescents with learning difficulties, anxiety, depression, and autism spectrum disorder.
She is the author of Wild Man: The True Story of a Police Killing, Mental Illness and the law (Affirm Press, 2015) Her current research project, entitled Hatching, Matching and Despatching focuses on the legal regulation of intimacy in the Australasian colonies from 1788-1901.
In collaboration with Warlpiri she co-authored the book Warlpiri Women’s Voices. Her academic publications include articles and chapters in peer-reviewed journals and edited volumes. She is currently a Research Associate at the University of Sydney where she is working on a Central Australian cultural media project.
His recent research is into early career success of Marketing graduates, with a focus on the success factors of workplace integrated learning from simulation to industry collaboration projects with internships.
Anna has been anthologised in Herding Kites (Affirm Press) and online in The Disappearing, and published in magazines harlequin creature (USA), The Bastille (France), Voiceworks, Slit, Scum, Cuttings, and WQ (Australia). Her debut novel, Dark Fires Shall Burn, is forthcoming through Scribe Publications in early 2016.