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Inaugural UWS-CSIRO chair

Rosemary Leonard

The University of Western Sydney has announced professor Rosemary Leonard as the inaugural UWS-CSIRO joint chair in social capital and sustainability. Working in the UWS School of Social Sciences and Psychology and the Behavioural and Social Sciences Group at CSIRO, ...

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John Stanhope new Deakin chancellor

John Stanhope

Deakin University has announced the election of John Stanhope as its sixth chancellor, for a five-year term. Stanhope will take up his position on January 1, upon the retirement of current chancellor David Morgan. Stanhope has been a member of ...

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AIM Business School names new director

Prof Elizabeth More

The Australia Institute of Management business school has appointed professor Elizabeth More its new national academic director. More, former deputy vice-chancellor of Canberra and Macquarie universities, began her career as a soloist with England’s Harlequin Ballet Company. She is a ...

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UniSa extends VC’s contract to 2022

David Lloyd

The University of South Australia has extended the contract of its vice-chancellor, David Lloyd, until 2022. The announcement was made by Ian Gould, the university’s chancellor. Gould praised Lloyd for revitalising the campus experience for students and guiding UniSA through an uncertain ...

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UNSW adds CFO from Deakin

2015  Walters Profile CFO Finance BC Burwood Melbourne

UNSW has named Andrew Walters as vice-president and chief financial officer. Walters, who is CFO at Deakin University, will step into the role in August. His portfolio will include finance, facilities management and IT services. “Andrew will be leading our ...

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New Torrens PVC noted innovator

Hurriyet Babacan

Torrens University Australia has appointed professor Hurriyet Babacan its new pro vice-chancellor. In the dual academic and research role, Turkey native Babacan will be responsible for the launch and development of programs and innovative teaching, and for enhancing the university’s ...

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New MHIQ boss health leader


The newly appointed director of the Menzies Health Institute Queensland, professor Sheena Reilly, will start in June. Reilly is associate director of clinical and public health at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and professor of speech pathology at the University of Melbourne. Her ...

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Yates joins UTAS science faculty


Professor Brian Yates has been named the University of Tasmania’s new dean of the faculty of science, engineering and technology. Yates has been the executive director at the Australian Research Council since 2013. He oversaw the grant awarding processes as ...

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