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Scholarships Officer in the Higher Degree Research Office at Macquarie University
Janet Wade is a Scholarships Officer in the Higher Degree Research Office at Macquarie University. Her research interests include seafaring deities, rituals and practices and the social history of sailors and merchants from the late Hellenistic period through to Late Antiquity and Early Byzantium.
Janet is also researching ancient Roman roads and their related monuments, especially the integration of these roads into the modern landscape and their place and significance in early modern and contemporary society.
Janet is an early career researcher (her PhD was conferred in 2018) who returned to university after many years in both the I.T. and Fitness industries. She has now chosen a professional university career which allows her to continue to publish and pursue her academic interests. She was the Macquarie Gale British School at Rome Fellow in 2018 and is currently on the committees of the Australasian Association for Byzantine Studies (AABS) and Australian Early Medieval Association (AEMA).
Janet has published on maritime social and material culture, seafaring cults and marine symbolism, and also on her ongoing studies of the work conducted by Thomas Ashby (former director of the British School at Rome) on the ancient roads of Italy.
Janet can mentor people working on Late Roman, Late Antique or Early Byzantine studies, and also those who may be interested in pursuing a professional career whilst maintaining an academic profile. She has the capacity to mentor a maximum of two mentees at any stage.