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Sydney Uni names biomed research chief

Philip de Chazal

Internationally recognised biomedical engineering and sleep-disorder expert professor Philip de Chazal has been appointed ResMed chair in biomedical engineering at the University of Sydney. The university stated that de Chazal would lead its research and educational activities in biomedical engineering, ...

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Tasmania’s new governor is UTAS prof

UTAS GOV Kate Warner 2

The University of Tasmania has praised the appointment of professor Kate Warner as the first female governor of Tasmania. Warner was the university’s first female law faculty professor and its first female law faculty dean. Her colleagues estimate she’s had ...

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UNE names new chancellor

UNE James Harris - Copy

The University of New England has announced local grazier and businessman James Harris as its chancellor. As well as operating a large grazing operation in the region, Harris has been a UNE council member since 1994. His family has long ...

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Married pair join CDU law faculty

CDU Juliette and Jo McIntyre

A husband and wife duo of lawyers have each gained appointments at Charles Darwin University. Originally from Adelaide, Joe and Juliette McIntyre will join CDU School of Law from Thompson Rivers University in Canada. Prior to their stint at Thompson Rivers ...

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Academy of Humanities adds China expert


Professor John Fitzgerald, a leading expert on China, Australia and the geo-politics of the Asia-Pacific region, has been elected president of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. Fitzgerald was China representative of the Ford Foundation in Beijing from 2008–12, until ...

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Evocca names academic chief


Janet Dalby has been appointed to the new position of chief academic officer at VET provider Evocca College. Evocca stated that Dalby brought more than 20 years of experience in the education sector, having commenced her career in 1992 at Brighton ...

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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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University in Japan.

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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