Cherry Zin Oo recently completed her PhD from the School of Education, Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS), UNSW. Her research interests include teacher education, assessment literacy, assessment for learning, and mixed-method research. During her PhD, she has presented at nine conferences locally and internationally. She has been awarded a student bursary to present at 2019 British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference, and also the exceptional achievement grant from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UNSW in 2018.
Cherry was the chair of the Higher Degree Research (HDR) Student Committee, FASS, UNSW in 2019. Also, she was a student representative on UNSW Arts and Social Sciences Research Committee, and Educational Language and Literacy Research Group in the School of Education. She has been actively involved in organising many FASS HDR events, most notably the 2019 HDR Student Conference.