Blak Minds

First Peoples Social & Cultural Researcher Dr Troy Meston

September 07, 2023 Angelina Hurley & Dr Leda Barnett Season 2023 Episode 6
Blak Minds
First Peoples Social & Cultural Researcher Dr Troy Meston
Show Notes

Dr Troy Meston is a Gamilleroi Senior Research Fellow in the Griffith Centre for Social and Culture Research. His work employs critical Indigenous studies and decolonial praxis to investigate the intersections between education, technology & Indigenous studies. He has amassed a diversified body of work, constructed curriculum, and industry outputs across the areas of Indigenous sport, financial literacy, cognitive science, Indigenous health, and education. Troy applies national research acumen from roles with peak bodies, such as the Australian Sports Commission and Australian Institute of Sport, where he developed the 'Yulunga: Indigenous Games' publication, and managed Indigenous athletes in a program which led toward the Bejing and London Olympic games. He is a former Research Fellow with the Australian Council for Educational Research, where as part of an Indigenous team, he produced outputs for the Prime Minister and Cabinet, ASIC, and the ARC Science of Learning Research Centre. Troy is currently the Indigenous pedagogy leader on the 'Digitising the deep past: Machine learning, rock art and Indigenous engagements with 21st century technology' project, working with Indigenous learners in remote communities.