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Personal profile

Biography

Susie is passionate about designing and delivering innovative educational programs in science, relevant to our changing world.

As the Course Coordinator for the Master of Environment and Sustainability, she works to foster cross-disciplinary teaching and learning.

Susie completed her undergraduate science degree, with Honours in ecology, at Monash University.

She went on to work at the Murray-Darling Freshwater Research Centre, where she conducted environmental monitoring and measured ecological responses to environmental flows.

In her PhD studies, Susie looked at factors that enable native and invasive species to coexist. She compared the population dynamics, diets and food web effects of invasive mosquitofish and endemic carp gudgeon in seasonal wetlands.

While completing her doctorate, Susie taught undergraduate biology students and discovered a passion for education. She went on to coordinate a range of subjects in the School of Biological Sciences.

Susie enjoys collaborating with both students and educators to foster new approaches to teaching and learning in environment and sustainability.

Research area keywords

  • Education - Tertiary
  • Education and Skills Training

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Research Output 2011 2018

Student perceptions of teamwork within assessment tasks in undergraduate science degrees

Wilson, L., Ho, S. & Brookes, R. H., 2018, In : Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education. 43, 4, p. 786-799 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Undergraduate perceptions of social media proficiency and graduate employability: a pilot study

Author, K. & Ho, S. S. Y., Aug 2017, In : Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning. 7, 3, p. 261-274 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Science undergraduates are motivated to undertake leadership education to enhance employability and impact

Ho, S., Wong, B. B. M., Tham, M. & Brookes, R., 2016, In : International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education. 24, 3, p. 71-83 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Ecological effects of extreme climatic events on riverine ecosystems: insights from Australia

Leigh, C., Bush, A., Harrison, E. T., Ho, S. S. Y., Luke, L., Rolls, R. J. & Ledger, M. E., 2015, In : Freshwater Biology. 60, 12, p. 2620 - 2638 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Does seasonal flooding give a native species an edge over a global invader?

Ho, S. S. Y., Bond, N. R. & Thompson, R., 2013, In : Freshwater Biology. 58, 1, p. 159 - 170 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prizes

DEAN’S EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AWARDS

Barb Macfarlan (Recipient), Rowan Brookes (Recipient), Susie Siew Yuen Ho (Recipient), Toby Bell (Recipient), Andrea Robinson (Recipient), Laura Faulconer (Recipient) & Cristina Teresa Varsavsky (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Other distinction

Faculty of Science, Dean's Excellence in Teaching Awards

Rowan Brookes (Recipient), Susie Siew Yuen Ho (Recipient), Andrea Jane Robinson (Recipient), Toby Desmond Maynard Bell (Recipient) & Laura Suzanne Faulconer (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Faculty of Science, Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award

Susie Ho (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

The Monash Student Association Above and Beyond Teaching Award

Susie Ho (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Press / Media

Fostering innovation in science by teaching leadership skills early

Rowan Brookes, Bob B M Wong & Susie Siew Yuen Ho

15/08/17

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment