Semester One 2014

Doctoral Studies Research Student Award - 2014 Archive

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Winner: Eve Mayes

Paper title: "We knew what we were going to do – a kid would just play around”: co-theorising puppet elicitation with high school student co-researchers.

Eve Mayes is a PhD candidate in Education supervised by Associate Professor Deb Hayes and Professor Susan Groundwater-Smith. Her thesis is titled "The lines of the voice: a participatory ethnography of 'student voices' in school reform".

Eve has been an English and English as a Second Language teacher in NSW public schools in south-west Sydney and is currently a PhD candidate. Her classroom was one of the case studies in the University of Western Sydney (UWS) Teachers for a Fair Go research. Eve initiated facilitating a ‘students-as-co-researchers’ in school reform initiative in 2010 in collaboration with Honorary Professor Susan Groundwater-Smith. Eve has tutored and lectured at the University of Sydney and the University of Western Sydney. She was awarded an AARE Postgraduate Student Research Award in December 2013.