Learning Sciences Institute Australia

Our People are

our greatest asset

Our people

LSIA hosts a team of eminent researchers and international scholars, research students and professional staff working in a range of capacities in support of our research.  Click on the people of interest from the list below and visit individual profiles for more information on our research and roles:

Researchers


Professional staff


Higher Degree Research students


Visiting scholars


Honorary appointments

Adjunct Professor

Associate Professor Susan Bridges –awarded to 23 February 2020 – in recognition of her outstanding achievements in medical and dental education as well as her expertise and significant strength in the area of research.

Honorary Professor

Dr Graham Maxwell – awarded 10 April 2020 – in recognition of his national and international reputation as a leader in the area of educational assessment.
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Professor Harry Daniels – awarded to 23 February 2020 – in recognition of his reputation as an internationally-renowned expert educational researcher and his willingness to provide research mentorship and raise the profile of ACU in international research communities. Read More
Professor Theo van Leeuwen – awarded for 3 years to 20 November 2017 – in recognition of his leadership in the field of social semiotics, in particular his development of social semiotic theories and methods for the analysis of multimodal communication. Dr Lee-Anne Perry AM – awarded for 3 years to 23 July 2018 – in recognition of her reputation as a leader in the field of education and acknowledges her willingness to collaborate with ACU in partnership building, developing excellent teacher education programs and in building enhanced capacity in Catholic schools through collaborative professional development and policy formation.
Mr Mike Byrne – awarded for 3 years to 15 June 2019 – in recognition of his extensive professional experience and willingness to support the work of ACU and LSIA in developing strong educational networks with Catholic Education and Dioceses.
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Professor Gordon Stobart – awarded to 23 February 2020 – in recognition of his reputation as an internationally-renowned expert in education assessment and his willingness to provide international strength to the educational assessment profile of the LSIA. Read More
Professor Rudolph Straesser – awarded to 10 April 2020 – in recognition of his publication record in Mathematics Education, his preparedness to provide strategic advice about publication and project application opportunities and willingness to participate in joint research projects with Australian Catholic University.