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On the move | October

NEWFOUND FAME Two US experts are joining Flinders University to work on microbial metagenomics – the analysis of DNA sequences of microbes derived directly from environmental samples. Professor Robert Edwards, a computer science and biology expert, and marine biologist Professor ...

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On the move | August

NEWLY MINTED ROLE FOR KRUSKE Charles Darwin University and the NT Health Department have jointly appointed Professor of Primary Health Care Sue Kruske to a newly minted strategic leadership role in Alice Springs. Kruske will work across both institutions to ...

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On the move | July

ELDER TO OPEN DOORS RMIT has announced that Indigenous Elder scholar in residence Distinguished Professor Aileen Moreton-Robinson has joined the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. A Goenpul woman from Minjerribah, Quandamooka First Nation in Queensland, Moreton-Robinson said she was ...

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On the move | April

ALWAYS SUNNY He’s exceptionally good at getting grants ($7.5m), publishing research papers (100+) and seeing candidates achieve higher degrees (4500 during his time as deputy dean of UQ’s Graduate School). USC Australia is lucky indeed to have Professor Stephan Riek ...

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On the move | March

VIVA LA ELLIS Professor Viv Ellis is switching hemispheres, joining Monash University as dean of the Faculty of Education in June after a long career in the UK. Currently professor of educational leadership and teacher development at King’s College London, ...

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On the move: February

ASHWORTH LEADS ‘CHANGE ENABLERS’ The University of Queensland’s Andrew N. Liveris Academy for Innovation and Leadership has appointed sustainability expert Professor Peta Ashworth as its inaugural director. “I look forward to helping [the academy’s scholars] build a more sustainable future ...

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On the move | January

SUSSEX TO SYDNEY Two Sussex professors are moving up in the world (figuratively) by moving down in the world (cartographically), taking up positions at the University of NSW. Professor Claire Annesley (pictured), former deputy pro-vice-chancellor (equalities and diversity), will become ...

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On the move | December

EGAN’S SUCCESSOR Macquarie’s longest-serving chancellor, Michael Egan, has left some big shoes to fill. Stepping into them is Dr Martin Parkinson, a public servant of more than 30 years who served as secretary of the Department of the Prime Minister ...

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On the move | October

FRESH FROM RIO Dr Xiaoling Liu has been announced as QUT’s new chancellor. A former president and CEO of Rio Tinto Minerals in the United States, gaining her PhD at Imperial College London and completing her Bachelor of Engineering in ...

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On the move | September

NEW SIGHTS FOR STARRY EYES Dr Belinda Nicholson, an astronomer, researcher and lecturer from the University of Southern Queensland, will be searching for alien worlds on foreign land in her new role as a post-doctoral researcher with the University of ...

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