Aleksandra Michalewicz researches the Hellenistic, Roman and Late Antique periods in the South Caucasus. She has excavated in Georgia since 2008 with Georgian-Australian Investigations in Archaeology, an interdisciplinary and collaborative project run by the Georgian National Museum and the University of Melbourne, and funded by the Australian Research Council.
In 2015 she was awarded her PhD in Archaeology by the University of Melbourne for work conducted on the Samtavro cemetery in Mtskheta, Georgia. She has also completed an MA in Classics, in which she examined human/divine hybridity at Troy, as represented in archaic Greek myth. She has held numerous positions at the University of Melbourne since 2004, including as tutor and research assistant, and most recently as the convenor of a masterclass for the Ian Potter Museum of Art. Since 2015 she has been an Honorary Fellow of the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies.
Research expertise: The archaeology of the South Caucasus from the Hellenistic to the Late Antique periods; ritual and religion, especially mortuary ritual; legacy data investigation; computational analyses and emerging techniques of data mining and visualisation; archaeological method and theory; ancient identities (gender and ethnicity); ancient world studies approaches to Greek and Roman texts in translation, particularly regarding mythology, religion, culture and society; classical reception studies.
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Challenges in Professionalizing Data Stewardship: Professionalising Data Stewardship at the University of Melbourne
Gene Melzack, Aleks Michalewicz
Presentation | 2020
Slides for a lightning talk presented as part of the Challenges in Professionalizing Data Stewardship Birds of a Feather (BoF) ses..
Towards Next Generation Rubrics: An Automated Assignment Feedback System
Nilupulee Nathawitharana, Qing Huang, Kok-Leong Ong, Peter Vitartas, Madhura Jayaratne, Damminda Alahakoon, Sarah Midford, Aleks Michalewicz, Gillian Sullivan Mort, Tanvir Ahmed
Journal article | Ajis : Australasian Journal of Information Systems
As the use of blended learning environments and digital technologies become integrated into the higher education sector, rich tech..