Research in gifted education focuses on the education, training and/or development of individuals of high ability. The Gifted Education Research, Resource and Information Centre (GERRIC) is an integral part of the research community that aims to advance knowledge and practice on the education, learning, teaching, wellbeing,and development of gifted students. GERRIC is the pre-eminent centre of gifted education in the Southern Hemisphere.
Catholic Education South Australia project
Research projects (including one current project on attitudes toward gifted education) that will ultimately inform the development of a gifted education program and gifted education policy for Catholic Education South Australia.
Australian Mensa project
An investigation of the development of mathematical talent among International Maths Olympians and their post-education career decisions.
Gifted education program evaluation projects
Research relating to the evaluation of gifted education programs in schools (projects have been completed for two schools)
Twice exceptional students project
A series of projects on an educational/vocational curriculum for twice exceptional students are being conducted with ASPECT (Autism Spectrum Australia) and Griffith University.
An annual conference: “Ignite the Spark, Fuel the Fire”
Hosted in partnership with the NSW Department of Education.
MOU with KAIST and PUCV
Finalisation stage of Memoranda of Understanding with the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (PUCV).
Editorship of the Handbook of Giftedness and Talent Development in the Asia Pacific
Editorship of the Australasian Journal of Gifted Education