Future Research Masters (FRM) is a platform for current and former Master of Research students from Western Sydney University to share their research with the Australian public, and with the world.

FRM publishes high-quality knowledge translation pieces, sharing specialised knowledge in an accessible format from across the university’s research areas.

FRM is a project of Western Sydney University’s Graduate Research School, and is edited by current Master of Research students, in collaboration with the Editors-in-Chief, Dr Alex Norman and Dr Jack Tsonis.

Founding Editorial Team
Felicity Dunbar

Felicity Dunbar

Founding Editor

Felicity Dunbar is a research assistant with the TinDA project. Her current research is focused around queer dating apps.

Bojana Vilus

Bojana Vilus

Founding Editor

Bojana Vilus is researching the relationship between rumination and self-stigma among alcohol dependent populations.

Peter Spradbrow

Peter Spradbrow

Founding Editor

Graduate Researcher, reader of Gothic literature and occasional photographer. Currently researching Christianity and science in Dracula.

Editors-in-Chief
Dr Jack Tsonis

Dr Jack Tsonis

Editor-in-Chief

Jack trained as a historian, but is now turning a passion for sauna into a research career. He is creating a new field called Sauna Studies.

Dr Alex Norman

Dr Alex Norman

Editor-in-Chief

Overseer of the Master of Research program and aspirational polymath. Alex's research interests are travel and religions, and new religions.

FRM Advisors
Matt Spencer

Matt Spencer

Technical Consultant

Matt works on a range of projects to support the training and development of higher degree research candidates at Western Sydney University.

Professor James Arvanitakis

Professor James Arvanitakis

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Graduate Studies)

Professor James Arvanitakis is the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Graduate Studies) at Western Sydney University.