Recognising excellence in research and leadership
The Annual Club Melbourne Fellowship program has been announced, with Melbourne researchers Dr. Gemma Sharp and Dr. Shoujin Wang named this year’s recipients.
Launched to support the next generation of Melbourne’s research leaders, the Fellowship was created to recognise excellence in research and leadership in mid-career Melburnian researchers.
The Club Melbourne Fellowship provides research funding of $2,500 to support international conference attendance that enables new research opportunities.
Dr. Gemma Sharp – Monash University, is the recipient of the award. She is currently an NHMRC Early Career Senior Research Fellow at the Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre where she established and leads the Body Image Research Unit. Her areas of research expertise are body image and eating disorders.
The second recipient is Dr. Shoujin Wang – RMIT University, a Research Fellow at the School of Computing Technologies, RMIT University, obtaining his PhD in data science from the University of Technology, Sydney in 2019. His research interests include data mining, machine learning and recommender systems. He has published more than 30 high-quality research papers in these areas at prestigious data science and artificial intelligence conferences and journals.
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