Mrs Gayani Ranawake

PhD Candidate
School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Gayani is currently a PhD Candidate at UNSW, Canberra. Her research focus is interdisciplinary incorporating both domains of Science and Linguistics. Her research interests include Scientific Writing, Gender, Academic Literacy, Disciplinary Conventions and English as a Second Language. Gayani has presented her work in Australia, Sri Lanka, Italy, Singapore and Japan and won the best presenter’s award in ICTCS (Singapore, 2016) and ICLTS (Japan,2019¬).
Gayani brings broad teaching experience gained from working as a university tutor and a school teacher in overseas and within Australia. BSc (Special), MA (Linguistics), MPhil (English)