Early career researchers

The Centre is bringing early career researchers to the region who will undertake their PhD and Masters research activities in the region.

Research Fellows

  1. Dr Anna Kosovac

    Email: anna.kosovac@unimelb.edu.au

    Dr Anna Kosovac is a Research Fellow in Water Policy. Her research considers the role of risk perceptions in decision-making in governance. She holds a PhD in Risk Perception and Decision Making, a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Hons) and a Master of International Relations, all from the University of Melbourne. She is a member of the University of Melbourne SAGE Athena SWAN Team, as well Secretary of the Australian/New Zealand branch of the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA).

    Anna has worked as a civil engineer within the water industry for nine years, project managing a range of projects from planning through to construction. She has also been involved in designing and implementing an industry-wide strategy for ethical supply chain management that aligns with UN Global Compact guidelines. Anna also has a successful track record of implementing research into action through effecting policy changes within water authorities in Australia as a direct result of her doctoral research.  Anna’s expertise lies in water governance and policy, risk perceptions and decision making.

PhD Researchers

  1. Anne Wang

    Email: wang.y@unimelb.edu.au

  2. Sewwandi (Sew) Wijesuriya

    Email: mwijesuriya@student.unimelb.edu.au

  3. Chunying Wu

    Email: chunyingw@student.unimelb.edu.au

  4. Amali Dahanayake

    Email: amali.dahanayake@student.unimelb.edu.au

Masters students

  1. Navneet Kaur

    Email: navneetkaur@student.unimelb.edu.au

  2. Varun Perera

    Email: vperera@student.unimelb.edu.au

  3. Intern Scholarships

  4. Jacqueline Phelps

    Email: j.phelps@student.unimelb.edu.au