Inaugural Mac Job scholarship awarded

Matthew Harris, a PhD student from the University of Southern Queensland has been awarded the inaugural Macarthur Job Scholarship for his paper titled:

New ideas on how to implement lessons learned from safety investigations back into industry: The supervisor’s role.

This award is provided by the Flight Safety Foundation, Basic Aviation Risk Standard (BARS) Program in association with ASASI. The selection was made by David Anderson, Managing Director of the BARS program in conjunction with BARS Technical Advisory Committee members.


In delivering the result Mr. Anderson commented.

The results of the reviews are noted in the attached and you can see a unanimous result from all the reviewers for Matt Harris’ Supervisors Role submission.


Please pass on our  congratulations to Matt. All the submissions were a pleasure to read through and I feel this is a great initiative – thank you.

The ASASI – Flight Safety Foundation Macarthur Job Scholarship provides an allocation of up to AUD$2000 to support return travel, accommodation and registration at the annual ANZSASI Seminars held in Australia or New Zealand. The next such seminar is planned for June 2021 at the Gold Coast Queensland, subject to COVID-19 restrictions.


This award will perpetuate the legacy of Macarthur Job and his pioneering work in air safety investigation and safety promotion in Australia.

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