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Adams, Lyn (1949 - )

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Born: 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.

Career Highlights

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


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Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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