Associate Professor
Alice Payne

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Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Design,

Personal details


Associate Professor in Fashion
Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Design,


Design Practice and Management, Other Built Environment and Design

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology)
  • BDesign(Hons)(Fashion&Textiles) (University of Tech., Sydney)
  • BVisualArts(Hons)(Painting) (University of Sydney)

Professional memberships and associations

Senior Fellow, Higher Education Academy (SFHEA), UK

Member, Australian Fashion Council

Member of the TEQSA Register of Experts


Alice teaches into both fashion design studio and fashion theory units.

Current units:

- DFB203 Sustainability: The Materiality of Fashion

- DFB208 Fashion Textiles and Technology

Past units:

- DFB101 Fashion Design Studio 1

- DFB102 Fashion Design Studio 2

- DFH701 Fashion Design Studio 7


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Research projects


Current supervisions

  • 'Dress Code' The place of blockchain in the small-scale fashion enterprise.
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
  • Fashion's circular economy narrative: perceived value of clothing and its influence on wearers' decision making
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
  • Walking The Chain: A Social Construction of Australian Cotton's Sustainable Value
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
  • Bacterial Cellulose and its Contribution towards a Circular Fashion Industry through Design and Biotechnology
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
  • Ethical consumption in a fast fashion world
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
  • Stable Ground: Creating a Viable Design Community for 21C Artisan/Micropreneurs
    MPhil, Principal Supervisor