Dr Iain Butterworth, Head of Professional Services, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, has more than 25 years’ experience in a range of sectors, including community development, government, higher education and consulting. Prior to joining AHURI, Iain was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the University of California at Berkeley, and helped establish Deakin University’s interdisciplinary post-graduate planning degree. He co-led the formal Partnership between Deakin University and the Victorian Dept of Human Services. Iain is currently National President of the Australian Fulbright Alumni Association, and an Urban Scholar with the UN Global Compact – Cities Programme.
Dr Butterworth visited UOW and presented a PowerLab PowerTalk, followed by a careers workshop with School of Health and Society HDR Students - You are getting a PhD, so what’s next? on 9 January 2019. The objective of this workshop was mainly to guide post-PhD career planning. The workshop presented mix of professionals sharing their career journeys. Dr Iain Butterworth was the key speaker, along with Dr Rachel Loney-Howes, has recently been recruited as Lecturer in the School of Health and Society. And finally Ms Sarah Ryan, the Faculty’s on-campus resource for HDR career advice. The workshop was moderated by A/P Xiaoqi Feng, Head of Postgraduate Studies, School of Health and Society and PowerLab Co-Director 2017-2019.