This scholarship is funded by the University of Tasmania

Dr. S. Ed Owens, DDS, MSD received his B.S. in biology from the University of Southern Colorado (1966), his DDS from Baylor College of Dentistry (1970 ) and his MSD and certificate in orthodontics in 1973 also at Baylor. Following completion of his residency, Dr. Owens served with the US Army Third Infantry Division, 123rd Medical Detachment from 1973-1977 in Wurzburg, Germany. He has been in private practice in Jackson Hole, Wyoming since 1977. A diplomat of the ABO, Dr. Owens has been actively involved in professional and community organizations including Rotary, the Angle Society, the Tweed Foundation, and has served as a Director and President of the American Board of Orthodontics.

We acknowledge the palawa and pakana people upon whose lands the University of Tasmania stands

The John Bicknell Scholarship is equivalent to a University of Tasmania Elite scholarship (current RTP rate + $7,500 top-up per annum), with additional operational funds of up to $5,000 per annum) for a term of 3 years (with a possible 6 month extension). The scholarship is available to domestic and international applicants, and the awardee must meet or exceed the criteria of a University of Tasmania Elite award. It is awarded on an annual basis, subject to funds being available.


This PhD scholarship is funded by the University of Tasmania.

This scholarship is funded by the Australian Maritime College and the University of Tasmania.

Human centred design and the more focused area of human computer interaction have emerged as key approaches when making information accessible to people across a range of human conditions, including but not limited to people with low literacy skills and people suffering from one or more cognitive conditions. This project leverages the information grounds framework developed at the University of Washington (Seattle, USA) and revisited in our research group to understand the specific needs of a target population and then derive ways to address the specific needs of individuals in addition to groups.


This PhD scholarship is funded by the University of Tasmania.

Dr. David Paquette received his DDS in 1979 and his MS in Pediatric Dentistry in 1983 from the UNC School of Dentistry. His Master's thesis in pediatric dentistry won the AAPD research award that same year. Dr. Paquette served as a pediatric dentistry consultant for the USAF in Europe and Asia until 1987. He obtained his specialty certif- icate in orthodontics and MSD in orthodontics in January 1990 from St Louis Univ. His Master's thesis in orthodontics won the Milo Hellman award in 1991. Dr. Paquette has written and published multiple articles for scientific journals and has authored two textbook chapters. He is a guest faculty at Saint Louis University. He is actively involved in ongoing research utilizing the latest technological advances in orthodontic appliances and computers to enhance both patient treatment and office efficiency. His work with Align Technology began in 1999 doing early clinical trials and he has continued to work with Align as a speaker and clinical advisory board member since that time. Dr. Paquette is a recognized expert, having lectured throughout the US, Europe, Australia and Asia since 2001. Dr. Paquette has produced Ask-the-Expert on- line webinars and has presented lectures at the Invisalign Summit for many years. His work with ORMCO included development and testing of new appliances and lecturing worldwide since 1992. He is a founding member of the Henry Schein Orthodontics Sleep Apnea Task force, and holds the position of Clinical Affairs Director at Henry Schein Orthodontics. Dr. Paquette is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists. He is a past president of the Charlotte Dental Society and a past president of the North Caroli- na Association of Orthodontists. He is a founding member of OrthoFi, Inc, Smile Assist, LLC, Sorriso Ortho mobile app, Partner Dental Ed North America.

This scholarship is funded by the University of Tasmania.

Dr. Craig Scholz has been with Ortho2 since 1986 and currently serves on the board of directors and as the Director of Emerging Technology. He graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1986, and later received his doctorate from Pepperdine University. Craig is also a partner of a dental imaging center in southern California and maintains an active interest in 3D inter and extraoral imaging and their applications in orthodontics.