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PhD candidate, senior research assistant and certified practicing speech pathologist, Queensland University of Technology

Haley is certified practicing speech pathologist who has worked in schools in New South Wales and Queensland since 2005. In 2018 she completed a Master of Philosophy (Education) and was awarded the AARE Postgraduate Student Researcher Award 2018 and the QUT Faculty of Education Outstanding Masters Thesis award. She is currently a PhD candidate at the Queensland University of Technology, where she is investigating the impact of teachers’ use of accessible pedagogies on the classroom experiences, engagement and academic self-concept of students with language and/or attentional difficulties. In 2022, she was awarded the Learning Difficulties Australia Tertiary Student Award and she is a university finalist in the QUT Three Minute Thesis competition. Haley is also currently a senior research assistant in the Centre for Inclusive Education (C4IE) and a Chief investigator on the Central Queensland Region Inclusion Action Research Project.


  • 2018–present
    Research assistant, Queensland University of Technology


  • 2018 
    Queensland University of Technology, Master of Philosophy (Education)
  • 2004 
    University of Queensland, Bachelor of Speech Pathology

Grants and Contracts

  • 2022
    Central Queensland Inclusion Action Research Project
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Central Queensland Region, Department of Education
  • 2020
    Accessible Assessment ARC Linkage
    PhD candidate
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council

Professional Memberships

  • Speech Pathology Australia
  • Australian Association for Research in Education
  • Learning Difficulties Australia