Philosopher wins Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Early Career Research

Philosopher wins Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Early Career Research

Dr Jennifer Windt, a researcher in the Philosophy Department in the School of Philosophical, Historical, and International Studies, has won the 2017 Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Research by an Early Career Researcher (ECR), Humanities and Social Sciences.

This is a university-wide award in recognition of research excellence by ECRs who are within the first five years of their careers.

Congratulations to Dr Windt on this wonderful recognition of her research achievements.

Since receiving her PhD in 2012, Dr Windt has published a monograph, Dreaming: A Conceptual Framework for Philosophy of Mind and Empirical Research (MIT, 2015), and a co-edited volume, Open MIND (MIT, 2016), as well as numerous journal articles and book chapters.

She is currently working on a three-year ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award project, “Wandering Minds in Sleep and Wakefulness: Attention, Consciousness, Self” ($363,645, 2017-19).