News and Events

The Australian-American Fulbright Commission organises and coordinates cultural and educational programs, and hosts various events throughout the year. We endeavour to engage with each of our many Stakeholders, Sponsors, Scholars and communities both local and global through these activities to build our outreach strategy, and keep the Fulbright community connected.

Ripples in Spacetime

By Sylvia Biscoveanu, 2017 Fulbright Postgraduate Scholar Sylvia holds a baby kangaroo at the Australian International Gravitational Observatory in Gingin, WA At this moment, the space…

Making Memories in Australia

By Michelle Meade, 2013 Fulbright Senior Scholar Our memories, and the memories we share with others are a critical aspect of daily life. My research focuses…

The Space Between

By Michael Raitor, 2016 Fulbright Scholar “Hi, how you goin’?” The majority of my conversations in Australia began with that simple phrase, and there were…

To Blow Against the Wind

By Noah Johnson, 2016 Fulbright Scholar The first time I ever heard about Fulbright was listening to a Paul Simon CD in the car with…

From Music Tutor to University Leader

By Warren Bebbington, 1976 Fulbright Postgraduate Scholar Becoming a Tutor in music at the University of Melbourne in 1974, when I had just graduated with my…

The Value of Evaluation

By Tim Carey, 2017 Fulbright Northern Territory Scholar Being awarded a Fulbright Senior Scholarship enabled me to spend four months at the Center for Behavioral Health…

Teaching Machines to Play Fair

By Daniel McNamara, 2016 Fulbright Postgraduate Scholar in Computer Science I had the good fortune to visit the Machine Learning Department at Carnegie Mellon University in…