Geography, Environment & Population Student Achievements

The Department of Geography, Environment & Population wish to congratulate the following students on their recent achievements.

Rachael Nielsen has been chosen to represent the University of Adelaide at the Australasian Conference of Undergraduate Research. Rachael will be presenting the findings of a research project on cycling infrastructure that she completed while doing a Faculty of Arts internship with Adelaide City Council. Rachael is currently doing her Honours degree in the School of Social Sciences. Her honours dissertation is progressing cycling research as it examines how drivers are taught to interact with cyclists in the South Australian driver education and training process.

Fay Patterson won the Australian Institute of Traffic Planning and Management award for excellence in Transport Planning. Fay received the award for the design of walking and cycling infrastructure for the Darlington interchange. Fay is currently conducting research into ‘On-road infrastructure for safe cycling’ for her Master of Philosophy degree. Fay’s Master of Philosophy research is being supported by an Australian Road Research Board grant.

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