Ethnomusicology; Australian Aboriginal; postcolonial; intercultural collaborative research; comparative analysis; digital humanities
Dr Sally Treloyn (PhD Ethnomusicology, USYD) is an ARC Future Fellow and Senior Research Fellow in the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music undertaking several research projects and contracts. As Co-Director of the Research Unit for Indigenous Arts and Cultures, Sally plays a strategic role in the Indigenous research and research training agenda of the Faculty with the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development. Sally serves on the University's Education, Fine Arts Music and Business Human Ethics Sub-Committee, Faculty of Fine Arts and Music Inclusion and Diversity Committee, and is a member of the Wilin Executive Committee. Sally's primary research interests are Australian Aboriginal song and dance practices (with special expertise in traditions of the Kimberley and west Pilbara), sustainability and resilience, and archives and collections.
ARC Future Fellowship 'Singing the Future: assessing the effectiveness of repatriation for the vitality of indigenous song' (2016-2020)
John McKenzie Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2010 - 2012)
Australian Postdoctoral (Industry) Research Fellowship (2009 - 2011) - awarded but not accepted
2015-2017 Australian Research Council DP150100094 Hearing histories of the western Pilbara: an interdisciplinary study of Indigenous songs composed in the Pilbara region of Western Australia in the twentieth century and technologies to sustain them into the future
Chief Investigators: Sally Treloyn (lead), Nick Thieberger (The University of Melbourne), Mary Anne Jebb (AIATSIS)
Partner Investigators: Kimberly Christen (Washington State University), Andrew Dowding (Tarrarru Pty Ltd)
2013 University of Melbourne Vice Chancellor Engagement and Partnerships Staff Grant Indigenous Musical Arts and Wellbeing
Investigators: Sally Treloyn and Linda Payi Ford (Charles Darwin University, National Recording Project for Indigenous Performance in Australia)
2012-2014(2016) Australian Research Council LP120020721 Children, Knowledge and Country: Evaluating and developing music-based strategies for teaching and learning in remote Aboriginal communities in WA
Chief Investigators: Sally Treloyn (lead), Jane Davidson (The University of Melbourne), Kathryn Marsh (The University of Sydney)
Partner Investigators: Andrea Emberly (original lead, University of Western Australia, York University), Robert Faulkner (University of Western Australia), Siobhan Casson and Patsy Bedford (Kimberley Language Resource Centre).
Industry Partner: Kimberley Language Resource Centre.
2011-2013(2015) Australian Research Council LP0990650 Strategies for preserving and sustaining Australian A
Education and training
University of Sydney 2007
University of Sydney 1998
Awards and honors
Society for Ethnomusicology - Applied Ethnomusicology Study Group,
Australian Research Council Future Fellowship,