Ms Deborah McDonald, Higher Degree Research Partnerships Senior Coordinator
The University of Queensland

Deb has extensive experience working in international relations and university administration roles.  For the last four years she has enjoyed working with the UQ Graduate School as a Higher Degrees by Research (HDR) Liaison Officer and in May 2022 transferred to Coordinator HDR Partnerships.  Deb’s role has a focus on coordinating key international cohorts and collaborative supervision programs including the UQ-IITD joint PhD. Deb is passionate about enhancing opportunities and experiences for HDR candidates and supervisors.