Researcher

Professor Goran Strkalj

Biography

Goran Strkalj is an anatomist and biological anthropologist. He obtained his PhD from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg in 1996. Prior to his arrival to UNSW he worked at the University of the Witwatersrand (2000-2008), Macquarie University (2008-2019) and Flinders University (2022-2023) where he was Discipline Lead for Anatomy, Histology and Pathology in the College of Medicine and Public Health. As a Research Fellow he was...view more

Goran Strkalj is an anatomist and biological anthropologist. He obtained his PhD from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg in 1996. Prior to his arrival to UNSW he worked at the University of the Witwatersrand (2000-2008), Macquarie University (2008-2019) and Flinders University (2022-2023) where he was Discipline Lead for Anatomy, Histology and Pathology in the College of Medicine and Public Health. As a Research Fellow he was affiliated with the Institute of Ethnography of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Evolutionary Studies Institute at the University of the Witwatersrand and the Welcome Trust Center for the History of Medicine at UCL. He acted as an associate editor for the journals Adler Museum Bulletin, Mankind Quarterly and BMC Medical Education.


My Qualifications

Dip Nursing, BA, MA, PhD


My Awards

Vice-Chancellor's Award for Learning and Teaching, Macquarie University, 2018

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, 2022


My Research Supervision


Areas of supervision

I am available to supervise ILP, Honours, Masters and PhD in the following areas:

Anatomy education

Body donation

Human biological variation

 

 


Currently supervising

2 PhD students at UNSW.

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Research Activities

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