Robyn is an internationally recognised innovator in teaching, bringing to you “Duet lectorials” for Higher Ed.
Robyn undertook her PhD training at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Melbourne under the supervision of Professor Jacques Miller, the forefather of modern immunology, who discovered the function of the thymus, T and B cells. She has spent 25 years, first at the DNAX Research Institute (Palo Alto, USA), then at The John Curtin School of Medical Research (Canberra, Australia), and finally at Monash University (Melbourne, Australia), developing genetic engineering tools for their application in the discipline of immunology.
Robyn also plays a major role in teaching immunology to Science, Biomedical, and Medical undergraduate and post-graduate students at Monash University. For her contribution to teaching, Robyn received the Monash Central Clinical School Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2015, the Inaugural Teacher Innovation and Impact Award from the Monash University Office of Learning and Teaching in 2016 and the Monash Student Association (MSA) Teaching Award for Outstanding Teaching for the Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences in 2016. She is the Director of Undergraduate & Post Graduate Education at Monash’s Central Clinical School, and passionate about leading innovative change in education.