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ANU recruits biology research chief

Allen Rodrigo

Professor Allen Rodrigo has been announced as the new director of the Research School of Biology RSB at ANU’s College of Medicine, Biology and Environment. Along with his present role as professor of biology at Duke University in the US, Rodrigo ...

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UWS deputy VC now provost at VU

Professor Kerri-Lee Krause

University of Western Sydney deputy vice-chancellor (education) professor Kerri-Lee Krause has been named Victoria University’s new provost. Prior to her present role – which she will vacate in mid-January – Krause has been pro vice-chancellor education at UWS and held ...

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Dr Craig Fowler

UNSW acting vice-chancellor professor Iain Martin said he believed Hoffman was capable of building on the achievements of his predecessor. new NCVER MD worked in SA public service Dr Craig Fowler will replace Rod Camm as the managing director at ...

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UNSW PVC named engineering dean


University of NSW pro vice-chancellor (Research) professor Mark Hoffman has been named the university’s new dean of engineering. Hoffman will take up the appointment from February in place of professor Graham Davies who is relocating back to the UK. Professor Hoffman ...

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UTAS professor joins College of Experts

Assoc Prof Kim Beswick, UTAS Faculty of Education

The University of Tasmania’s faculty of education has announced that professor Kim Beswick has been appointed to the 2015 Australian Research Council’s College of Experts (COE). The COE plays a key role in identifying research excellence, moderating external assessments and recommending fundable ...

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Bond architect school picks chief

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Bond University’s Abedian School of Architecture has announced the appointment of internationally renowned architect and academic professor Adrian Carter as its new head. Prior to this role, Carter held an associate professorship at the University of Aalborg in Denmark and ...

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UTAS NAMES Indigenous research leader

Maggie Walter

Professor Maggie Walter has been appointed the inaugural pro vice-chancellor Aboriginal research and leadership at the University of Tasmania. Walter commenced in the newly created role at the start of September. UTAS indicated the appointment was partly aimed at contributing ...

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Nobel laureate joins ANU

Edward Prescott

American economist and Nobel laureate professor Edward C. Prescott has been appointed an adjunct distinguished professor at Australian National University’s Research School of Economics. Along with colleague Finn Kydland, Prescott was awarded the 2004 Nobel Prize in economics as recognition ...

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New USYD DEAN OF education, social work

Diane Mayer

Victoria University pro vice-chancellor professor Diane Mayer is heading to the University of Sydney after being appointed dean of the faculty of education and social work. Mayer will take up the appointment from November 3 and will bring more than ...

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Chemist to head Macquarie science

Barbara Messerle

Macquarie University has named professor Barbara Messerle its new executive dean of the faculty of science. Messerle is a chemist with more than 25 years of experience teaching research and academic leadership – including her present position as head of the ...

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