Second place award in the National 5RP Competition for 'Sex, death and desperation: Infanticide in colonial Western Australia (1829-1901).
Short Listed for the 2016 Australian Women's and Gender Studies Association (AWGSA) PhD Award.
2016 member of Westerly's Writers' Development Program.
Highly commended in the 'Shore Lines Writing for Performance Festival' 2016.
Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 2014.
Recent Research Grants
The spaces between us: Interdisciplinary, practice-led research into colonial Western Australian infanticide, Edith Cowan University, ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2016,
2016 - 2018, $30,000.
Intelligent and Lively: A creative research collaboration between Edith Cowan University and Westerly Magazine, Edith Cowan University, ECU Collaboration Enhancement Scheme - 2016 Round 1,
2016 - 2017, $12,737.
Recent Publications (within the last five years)
Gardiner, A., (2015), Wet their bones with sweat and blood, knit their bones with me: Reflections on arts-based research into colonial Western Australian child murder (1829-1901). Outskirts Online Journal , 32 (May 2015), online, Perth, WA, University of Western Australia.
Gardiner, A., (2014), It is almost as if there were a written script: Child murder, concealment of birth, and the unmarried mother in Western Australia. M/C Journal A Journal of Media and Culture, 17(5), Online, Online.
Non-Traditional Research Outputs
Gardiner, A., (2016), The Spaces Between Us. The Spaces Between Us, Bunbury Regional Art Gallery.
Taylor, J., Stevenson, K., Gardiner, A., Ryan, J., (2013), Overturning the Sudden End: New Interpretations of Catastrophe. M/C Journal, Volume 16, No. 1, Brisbane, Queensland University of Technology.