All Menzies Memorial Scholars
Sally Gainsbury holds the degree of Bachelor of Psychology with First Class Honours from the University of Sydney (2004). Her PhD project was entitled "Do irrational beliefs maintain problem gambling behaviour?".
Sally holds a Post Doctoral Research Fellowship from the Centre for Gambling Education and Research at Southern Cross University and is a Research Affiliate in the School of Psychology at the University of Sydney where she completed a Doctorate of Clinical Psychology. Sally is the Associate Editor for International Gambling Studies, an academic peer-review journal that publishes a multi-disciplinary gambling paper.
In 2010, Sally was awarded a $25,000 allied health start-up grant from the Menzies Foundation to begin groundbreaking research at the Southern Cross University into internet gambling in Australia. > more...
2011 Menzies Scholar in the Allied Health Sciences
Jane holds a Master of Occupational Therapy (2007) and Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) (1991) from La Trobe University. Jane's PhD looks at the possibility of using virtual reality as a motivating and enjoyable way to engage children in repetitive rehabilitation activities following traumatic brain injury.
Originally from Bendigo, Jane is Senior Occupational Therapist at the Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service, Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH), Melbourne and a group leader in neuro-rehabilitation research at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute. She is also a board member of Occupational Therapy Australia and convenor of its Paediatric Special Interest Group.
1981 BEc, LLB (Hons) (Sydney)
1983-4 LLM (Hons) (Cantab) Gonville & Caius College - restitution and international trade law
Deputy Chair, Australian Securities and Investments Commission
2007 ASIC Commissioner
Partner, Mallesons Stephen Jaques, Sydney - specialising in transactional advice and in corporate and securities law; Partner in Charge (Sydney office), 2000-03.
Stephen Jaques & Stephen, Commercial Department
Norton Rose, UK, Mergers and Acquisitions Department
Director, Menzies Foundation Board
Director, Air Services Australia
Menzies Memorial Scholars Association
Member: Macquarie University Graduate School of Management Advisory Council
Areas of Professional Interest
Corporate governance and accounting practices.
BA (English literature) First Class Hons
LLB (2004), University of New South Wales. Awarded the University Medal.
PhD in legal theory, Birkbeck College, University of London.
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales.
Ben taught law at the University of East London, University College London, Birkbeck College and New York University in London.
Legal and social theory (particularly critical, feminist and post-structuralist approaches to law), legal philosophy, criminal law and public law (particularly critical approaches to counter-terrorist law and capital punishment) and critical and historical approaches to contemporary human rights discourse.