2014 Young Scholars


Feeding The 9 Billion, Well

26-28 August 2014



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2014 young scholarsThere was a strong response of high calibre applicants for the 2014 scholarships. There were 26 successful applicants. The State Committee that supported their attendance at the conference is listed next to their names below.Following the conference was the Crawford Scholars’ Day, a program of activities and engagement for invited young agricultural scientists and students including those attending the conference with Crawford Fund support, and involving some keynote speakers, representatives from the Crawford Fund, ACIAR, Austraining International, Researchers in Agricultural Development and other stakeholders. The programs can be downloaded here:

2014 Crawford Fund conference scholars

Scholars are listed by sponsoring committee. Where there is a link, click on their names for their bios and reports. All reports will be added in the coming weeks.

ACT Committee
Temma Carruthers-Taylor, Student, Australian National University
Soumi Paul Mukhopadhyay, PhD student, Charles Sturt University
Sarah van Bronswijk, Masters student, Australian National University
Annie Warren , Student, University of New England

NSW Committee
Rowan Alden, Student, Charles Sturt University
Katherine Ashley, PhD student, University of Sydney
Mardee Cassin, Student, University of Sydney
Georgina Coggins, Student, University of Sydney
Julia de Bruyn, Masters student, University of Sydney
Kirsty McCormack, Student, University of New England
Aaron Preston, PhD student, Charles Sturt University

NT Committee
Abu Abdullah, PhD student, Charles Darwin University

Qld Committee
Jessica Bogard, Student, University of Queensland
Jade Chan, Student, University of Queensland
Tara Mackenzie, Student, University of Sunshine Coast
Amy Vos, Masters student, James Cook University

SA Committee
Brendan Brown, PhD student, University of Adelaide
Heather Feetham, Student, University of Adelaide
Yi Zhou, University of Adelaide

Tasmanian Committee
Alison Hall, Dairy Industry Development and Extension Officer, Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Lydia Turner, Social researcher, Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture

Victorian Committee
Jenny Hanks, Researcher, University of Melbourne
James Manson, Student, La Trobe University
Zita Ritchie, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI), Victoria
We wish to thank the Gardiner Foundation for supporting Zita’s attendance.

WA Committee
Danielle Gale, PhD student, Curtin University
Julia Smith, Development officer, Sheep industry, DAF WA

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