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On the move | August 2016


New UniMelb architecture dean Professor Julie Willis has been appointed the new dean of the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning at the University of Melbourne. Since joining the university in 1998, Willis has held a number of leadership positions, ...

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On the move | July 2016


ECU names research fellow As part of a push to recruit more than 20 new professors capable of boosting its research activity, Edith Cowan University has appointed metabolomics, biostatistics and machine learning expert professor David Broadhurst as its fourth professorial research ...

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Bond bolsters law stocks with fresh trio

(From left) New to the Bond University Faculty of Law are Rachael Field, Jonathan Crowe and Kate Galloway. Photo: Bond University

Three new academics have joined Bond University’s Faculty of Law. A mixture of passion, dynamism and research opportunities attracted the trio to the Gold Coast campus. Professor Rachael Field is an expert on domestic and family violence and an advocate for ...

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On the Move – June 2016


Noted journalist reports to CSU Awarding-winning influential journalist and proud Wiradjuri man Stan Grant has joined Charles Sturt University as its chair of Indigenous affairs. Grant, who has used his media notoriety to help advocate for Indigenous issues such as ...

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Finkel joins Australian Academy of Science

Dr Alan Finkel

Australia’s Chief Scientist Alan Finkel has jokingly cited his having “being born with the science gene” as a key factor behind his election as a fellow by the Australian Academy of Science. AAS’s election citation – released with a list ...

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On the Move – May 2016 (Monash, CDU, UniSA, Melbourne, ASQA)

Tyrell joins Tafe Directors Former Australian Government international education counsellor to Beijing and Thailand Jen Tyrell has been appointed director of international education for TAFE Directors Australia (TDA). In a statement announcing the appointment, TDA chief executive Martin Riordan praised Tyrell’s ...

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Science broadcaster appointed UNSW PVC research

Dr Emma Johnston. Photo: Dan White

One of the women spearheading the push for gender equity in science will soon direct the University of New South Wales’ research strategy. Professor Emma Johnston – marine ecologist, science broadcaster and prominent advocate for gender equity – will add ...

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Bond nominates chancellor


Bond University has announced the nomination of Dr Annabelle Bennett as chancellor. Bennett’s appointment to the role was subject to her being elected as a councillor at Bond’s annual general meeting, which was scheduled for April 19. She would become ...

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Curtin adds DVC for research


The director of the University of Queensland’s Sustainable Minerals Institute, professor Chris Moran, will be Curtin University’s new deputy vice-chancellor, research. Moran will take up the post in August. He was previously the founding director of both UQ’s Centre for ...

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