Dr. Haines received the 2022 ASIS&T ProQuest Doctoral Dissertation Award, Best Information Behavior Conference Early Career Paper Award (SIG-USE) and the brainchild of the SIG-DL HINDAS Project. Formerly SIG-VIS Co-chair and currently serving as SIG Steering Committee Member, SIG-DL Chair and SIG-IEP Chair-elect. She is currently enrolled in a Master in Public Policy at the University of Canberra.
In the academic field, Jelina has accumulated many awards;
2023: Nominated for the prestigious South Australian Science Excellence and Innovation – PhD Research Excellence Award
2022: High Commendation: Michael Miller Medal Award (STEM Academic Unit) in recognition of the most exceptional PhD thesis, University of South Australia
2022: ASIS&T ProQuest Doctoral Dissertation Award
2022: Best Information Behavior Conference Early Career Paper Award, SIG-USE (85th ASIS&T)
2022: 3rd Prize, ASIS&T 24-Hour Global Conference, Asia-Pacific Quiz portion.
2021: Finalist -Images of Research: Engaged Research, Enterprising Researcher Photography Competition, UniSA
2020: Finalist - South Australian Winnovation Award, State Award
2019: Finalist South Australian of the Year Awards – Local Hero, State Award
2019: Best Information Behavior Conference Poster Award, SIG-USE (82nd ASIS&T)
2019: Best Information Behavior Innovation Award, SIG-USE (82nd ASIS&T)
2018: Best Information Behavior Conference Poster Award, SIG-USE (81st ASIS&T)
2018: Digital Liaisons Best Student Poster Award, SIG-DL (81st ASIS&T)
2018: 2nd Place - Visualize Your Thesis Competition in 60 seconds, University of South Australia (UniSA)
2018: People's Choice Best Poster, 3 Minute Thesis Research Competition, University of South Australia (UniSA)
2017: First Prize Winner-Images of Research: Engaged Research, Enterprising Researcher Photography Competition, UniSA
2017: Bronze Award-Emotive Portraits Category, National Photography Award, Australia
Jelina received the Advantage South Australian Regional Awards in the Arts Category, honouring her outstanding contribution to the Indigenous Community and creative industries. At the international level, her collaborative woven sculpture artworks are held in the public collection at LeHarve Museum, France, the National Gallery Australia, the South Australian Museum and the South Australian Maritime Museum. Her wearable artworks are privately collected in Australia, the UK, New Zealand, Canada, the USA, Japan, Egypt, Johannesburg, Russia, Sweden, Malta, Taiwan, China, France, Italy and the Philippines. Jelina lives in Gawler with her husband and son and collaborates with the Indigenous Elders at Camp Coorong, South Australia.
Access link to her thesis
Haines, J. (2021) Researching the knowledge journey practices of Indigenous Elders relevant to the younger generation: a community-based participatory study [Thesis] University of South Australia