Assistant Research Director
Dr Serryn Eagleson
CRC for Spatial Information
Level 5, 204 Lygon St
Carlton, Victoria, 3053
+61 3 8344 9200
Serryn is Assistant Director Research at the CRCSI and Manager of Data and Applications at the Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network (AURIN).
Serryn completed her PhD in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and the design of administrative boundaries at the University of Melbourne in 2003. This research contributed to changing in the allocation of administrative boundaries across Australia, in recognition for her work was awarded a prestigious Victorian Fellowship. Serryn completed her post-doctoral research at Curtin University, Western Australia in applying spatial analysis to bio-surveillance for the automated detection of disease outbreaks.
In addition to academic qualifications Serryn has over 15 years of applied experience in spatial modelling and applying this expertise to inform urban planning for local and state governments, this work includes developing the spatial model of the Transforming Australian Cities project which was awarded the 2009 National Urban Design Award. Serryn has also actively worked in consulting and provided advice as an Expert Witness for the City of Melbourne at the Victorian Planning Panel.