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Postgraduate Corner July 2018

Ashleigh Watson, Griffith University: TASA Post-graduate land is busy as ever – this year, the postgrad portfolio sub-committee is working hard to better support members and deliver more opportunities to develop their research careers. Following on from the great success of our Modern Methodologies workshop, which ran in February this year, we are busy preparing […]

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Contested ground: Migration intermediaries and the state

Marina Khan, Western Sydney University: It was a great pleasure to receive a scholarship to present my study at my very first TASA conference in 2017. I had just submitted my Master’s thesis and was awaiting the PhD scholarship announcements. The timing couldn’t have been better, because I was in the process of applying for […]

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2017 TASA Postgraduate Conference Scholarship

Ashleigh Haw, University of Western Australia: As a high school student, two of my teachers strongly discouraged me from pursuing university education because of my ‘poor attention span’. I was told on many occasions that I was simply not cut out for higher education. Fifteen years later, it feels surreal to be in the final […]

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2017 TASA Postgraduate Conference Scholarship

Lutfun Nahar Lata, University of Queensland: I was extremely pleased and honoured to receive a TASA Postgraduate Conference Scholarship to attend the TASA Annual Conference in Perth in November 2017. This scholarship is an important recognition of my PhD research in the area of urban sociology. This scholarship further provided me an opportunity to network […]

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2017 TASA Postgraduate Conference Scholarship

Kate Vincent, University of Tasmania: My name is Kate Vincent and I am a Euro-Australian PhD candidate within the Social Work discipline at the University of Tasmania. At the TASA conference I presented the paper ‘Adopting a decolonising lens: Towards as epistemological transformation of social work’. I’m in the second year of my candidature and […]

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Claire Baker – TASA 2015 Postgraduate Conference Scholarship Report

TASA 2015 Postgraduate Conference Scholarship Awarded to Claire Baker, University of New England: As one of the fortunate recipients of a TASA 2015 Postgraduate Conference Scholarship, I was able to attend the 2015 TASA Conference in Cairns last November. Without the assistance offered by this scholarship I would not have been able to attend and […]

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Michelle Dyer – TASA 2015 Postgraduate Conference Scholarship Report

TASA 2015 Postgraduate Conference Scholarship Report Awarded to Michelle Dyer, James Cook University: I always find it ironic that I research gender relations and women’s agency while constantly juggling the demands of being a single parent with an academic career. During my research in a village in the Solomon Islands I had no running water, […]

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Ly Phan – TASA 2015 Postgraduate Conference Scholarship Report

TASA 2015 Postgraduate Conference Scholarship Report Awarded to Ly Phan, University of Sydney: It was my great honour to receive a TASA Postgraduate Conference Scholarship to attend the TASA Annual Conference in Cairns, November 2015. The scholarship gave me the opportunity to present my work to the most intellectual audience in the field and receive […]

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Leanne Stevenson – TASA 2015 Postgraduate Conference Scholarship Report

TASA 2015 Postgraduate Conference Scholarship Awarded to Leanne Stevenson, University of Sydney: I was extremely delighted and honoured to receive a postgraduate scholarship in 2015. The scholarship very generously allowed me to attend my first large academic conference, in the gorgeous setting of Cairns, and I had a blast! Even before arriving at the conference, […]

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