Paul Mason

Paul Mason PhD

Anthropologist – Conservationist – Educator

Taronga Conservation Society Australia


Về Paul Mason, nhà nhân chủng học: Paul hiện tại đang làm việc với tư cách một nhà nhân chủng học cho Taronga Conservation Society Australia. Các bài viết của anh đã được xuất bản trên hàng chục tạp chí trên thế giới bao gồm New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of Biosocial Science và Journal of Bioethical Inquiry.

Current Positions

  • Lecturer and Coordinator, Masters of Conservation Education, Taronga Institute of Science and Learning
  • Sessional Lecturer, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, University of Sydney


Previous Positions

  • Lecturer, School of Social Sciences, Monash University, Australia
  • Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Values, Ethics, and the Law in Medicine, University of Sydney (2016)
  • Scholarly Teaching Fellow, Department of Anthropology, Macquarie University (2016)
  • Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Woolcock Institute of Medical Research (2013-2016)
  • Research Affiliate, Centre for Values, Ethics, and Law in Medicine (2014-2015)
  • Casual Teaching Staff, Macquarie University (2008-2015)
  • Casual Teaching Staff, University of Sydney (2013)
  • Casual Teaching Staff, University of Tasmania in Sydney (2013)
  • Casual Teaching Staff, Melbourne University (2011)
  • Casual Teaching Staff, Latrobe University (2011)
  • Casual Teaching Staff, University of Western Sydney (2006)
  • Freelance Writer (e.g. COSMOS) and Consultant


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Anthropology, Macquarie University (2007-2011)
  • Graduate Certificate of Arts (Anthropology), University of Melbourne (2004-2005)
  • Honours (Science), Psychophysics, Department of Physiology, University of Melbourne (2004)
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science, majoring in Neuroscience, University of Melbourne (2000-2002)
  • Certificate of Human Participant Protections Education for Research Teams, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Australian Choral Conductors Educational and Training Certificate

Research & Teaching Awards

  • President’s Choice Award, Public Anthropology Competition, Australian Anthropology Society (2020)
  • Recipient of the Centenary Institute Medical Innovation Awards 2016 People’s Choice Award (1 September 2016)
  • Faculty Research Travel Scheme, Faculty of Arts, Macquarie University (2016)
  • Emerging Scholars Scheme, dissemination of research travel grant, Macquarie University (2016)
  • Ann Woolcock Early Career Researcher International Training Award (2015)
  • Ranked 3rd at Macquarie University in the Unijobs Lecturer of the Year Award (2014)
  • Ranked 3rd nationally in the Unijobs Lecturer of the Year Award (2013)
  • Outstanding Alumni Award, Global Leadership Program, Macquarie University (22 October 2013)
  • Ranked 12th nationally in the UniJobs Lecturer of the Year Award (2012)
  • Global Leadership Excellence Award, Global Leadership Program Macquarie University (18 October 2011)
  • Deputy-Vice Chancellor’s Commendation Macquarie University Postgraduate Research Fund (2009)

Creative Awards

  • Australia Post Photography and Creative Writing, weekly winner (10 Dec 2014)
  • Winner, Music category of the Qantas Spirit of Youth Awards People’s Choice (2012)
  • Highly Commended, Music Category, QANTAS Spirit of Youth Awards (2012)
  • Winner, Samsonite Traveller’s Tales Competition (2012)
  • Honourable mention, MUPRA 2008 Photographic Exhibition, Macquarie University, (2008)
  • Winner, Writing Category of the Noise VoteForArt, QANTAS Spirit of Youth Awards (2006)

Professional Associations

  • Fellow Member, Australian Anthropology Society (2015-)
  • Member, Globaly Young Academy (2015-2020)
  • Member, Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law (2016-2018)
  • Member, The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (2014-)
  • Member, Australian Tuberculosis Forum (2013- Present)
  • Sydney Southeast Asia Centre (2013-Present)
  • Amicale des Anciens des Centres Internationaux Francophones (AMICIF), (2005-)
  • Committee Member, Study Group on Performing Arts of Southeast Asia (PASEA) of the International Council of Traditional Music (ICTM), (2010- 2014)
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