Biomedical researcher & lecturer, senior university manager, and strategic project leader.
Areas of Expertise
Research and university project design, implementation and management
Research analytics, ERA and EI strategy and support
Academic & research writing, editing & proofreading
Academic and research career coaching, & job application support
Strategic Project Officer (Research), Charles Sturt University
(2017 – 2020)
Managed strategic projects and reporting on HDR training, research integrity, HDR course compliance with the Australian Qualifications Framework, and research and training performance against the TEQSA threshold standards.
Senior Lecturer (Biomedical Science), Charles Sturt University
Continued muscle biology research program and teaching in anatomy and physiology; undertook significant committee leadership and management roles, and Associate Head of School (2011-2012).
Lecturer (Biomedical Science), Charles Sturt University
(2005 – 2012)
Continued muscle biology research program and taught allied health students human anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology.
NHMRC Howard Florey Centenary Research Fellow, Charles Sturt University
(2003 – 2005)
Researched biochemical mechanisms underlying muscle degeneration in muscular dystrophies.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Neurology & Neurological Sciences), Stanford University
(2001 – 2003)
Researched biochemical mechanisms underlying muscle degeneration in caveolin-3-deficient limb girdle muscular dystrophy (type 1C).
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Western Australia
(1998 – 2000)
Researched cellular aspects of skeletal muscle regeneration following injury and cell- and virus-mediated therapies for dystrophin-deficient muscular dystrophy.