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Margaret is Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Arts at Charles Sturt University. Margaret was awarded a PhD (Design) from Curtin University of Technology in 2009, investigating the field of interpretation design and the role of design in communicating and framing ideas about Australia’s natural and cultural heritage. Margaret graduated from Curtin University of Technology (PhD Design), the University of Tasmania (Bachelor of Arts – Geography and Sociology; Bachelor of Fine Arts – Graphic Design; and a Diploma of Education). Margaret has previously held positions lecturing in Visual Communication, Communication Design and Graphic Design at the Tasmanian School of Art, University of Tasmania; the National Institute of Design, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne and managed partner programs in Sydney and Hong Kong. Margaret was also a founding member of the Workhorse Design group in Hobart and has received a number of industry awards for her design work. Margaret is a member of the Institute for Land, Water and Society (ILWS) research centre at Charles Sturt University.