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Biographical entry Adams, Lyn (1949 - )

24 December 1949
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


Lyn Adams was a chief investigator of four Australian Research Council funded projects on aboriginal culture and deaths in custody. From 1968 to 1991 Adams spent much of her time teaching and lecturing at many varied institutes throughout New South Wales. Lyn Adams also sat on many boards and committees and was member of 48 professional bodies. She was Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of La Trobe University (Bendigo) in 1994, then from 1995 - 1996 was a senior research scientist in the aboriginal research unit at the University of New South Wales. Adams is author of over 200 papers, articles and chapters on Aboriginal cultural awareness, enhancement of generalisation of learning, integration of people with disabilities, leisure and student learning.



1968 - 1987
Career position - Teacher and Lecturer, mainly in special education, at various institutes and schools in New South Wales (NSW)
1979 - 1980
Career position - Research Fellow at the University of Oregon
1988 - 1989
Education - Applied social studies at the University of Wollongong in NSW
1989 - 1991
Career position - Reader at the Hong Kong Polytechnic
1991 - 1993
Career position - Associate Professor of Education at the University of Western Sydney
Career position - Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean at La Trobe University, Bendigo Campus, Victoria
1994 - 1995
Career position - Researcher in Aboriginal Education at the University of Sydney
1995 - 1996
Career position - Senior Research Scientist at the Aboriginal Research Unit of the University of New South Wales

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions


See also

  • Herd, Margaret ed., Who's Who in Australia 2002 (Melbourne: Crown Content, 2001), 2020 pp. Details

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