Ms Gina Hammond
BA (Hons First Class) Macquarie, BSc with BA Macquarie
A26 - R.C. Mills Building
The University of Sydney
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Gina Hammond has worked with and in the museums and collections sector for a number of years, and was previously involved in the Museum Studies program at Macquarie University. Ms Hammond is currently undertaking a PhD candidacy, the aim of which is to identify and analyze ongoing concerns surrounding Euro-centric cultural frameworks in contemporary museum practice.
- Soft power: Museums as spaces for cultural diplomacy
- Euro-centric cultural frameworks in contemporary museum practice
- Representation of minority groups in museums
- Object-based pedagogies in cross-disciplinary engagement
- SPARC, Macquarie University
- UMAC Research Development Working Group, ICOM, University Museums and Collections
Teaching and supervision
- Information and Collection Management
- Museum Context
- Museum and Gallery Administration
- Professional Experience
- Museology of Natural History
- Museum Field Studies
- Information Management and Museums Practice
- Member of the Museums Australia
- Member of International Council of Museums (ICOM)
- Member of University Museums and Collections (UMAC)
- Member of Council of Australian University Museums and Collections (CAUMAC); currently committee member
- Member of Museums Australia NSW (MA NSW); currently treasurer
Awards and honours
- 2009 Macquarie University Research Excellence Scholarship (MQRES)
- 2009 Annual Diversity Week Design Prize
- 2008 Macquarie Higher Study Scholarship
- 2008 Ralph Faulkner Prize for Invertebrate Palaeontology
- 2008 Warawara Honours High Achievement Award
Recent Conference Presentations
- Hammond, G., Simpson, A. ‘Imaginings and Transformations: Australian University museums in the Asian Century’. Museums Australia Conference, Canberra, 2013.
- Hammond, G., O’Reilly, C. ‘Bridging the gap: museums, scholarly development, collaborative relationships, applied history and Universities’. Museums Australia Conference, Canberra, 2013.
- Hammond, G. ‘Approaches to Culturally Sensitive Materials’. UMAC Conference, Singapore. October 2012.
- Hammond, G. ‘Disseminating Museum Research in 140 Characters or Less’. Museums Australia Conference, Adelaide. September 2012.
- Hammond, G. & Chapman, J. ‘Making Applied History Work’. Place, Space & Identity: New Directions for NSW Museums, North Ryde, April 2011.
- Hammond, G. ‘Curious Case of the Living Dead’. Museums Australia Conference. Newcastle, May 2009.
- Hammond, G. ‘Re-imagining the Dragon: Dongwang Fan’. In G. Hammond & Janiszewski, L (eds) China India: Imaginings and Transformations. 2012. 24-25.
- Hammond, G. ‘Breaking the Silence: Wang Zu’. In G. Hammond & Janiszewski, L (eds) China India: Imaginings and Transformations. 2012. 42-43.
- Hammond, G. ‘Eucaliptización’. In G. Hammond (ed). Arboreal. 2011. 13-16.
- Davis, R. & Hammond, G. ‘The Radiant Jali Screen’. In J. Chapman, Davis, R. & Janiszewski, L. India - Past, Present and Abroad. 2011. 13-14.
- Hammond, G. ‘Biographical Detail’. In G. Hammond & Janiszewski, L. (eds). Virtual Encounters: Paula Dawson – Holograms. 2010. 85-103.
- Janiszewski, L. & Hammond, G. ‘Paris: A city of memory - a city imagined’. In Janiszewski, L. & Hammond, G. Remembering Paris. 2009. 1-2.