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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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On the move: August

FOR THE KIDS The former pro-vice-chancellor (health) and current research professor at Griffith’s School of Medicine has been appointed chair of the Children’s Health Research Alliance. Professor Allan Cripps has been well recognised for his contributions to science and research, ...

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On the move: June

RETIRING ON LAURELS One year from now, the University of Queensland’s VC, Professor Peter Høj, will be stepping down from a long era in the top job. “Under his leadership, UQ is now one of Australia’s best teaching institutions, with ...

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On the move: May

GENE JENNY La Trobe University geneticist Professor Jenny Graves has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in the US, joining a community of world-leading scientists. Considered one of the highest honours a scientist can receive, Graves – ...

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On the move: April

BRUMBY LEADS THE CHARGE Former Victorian premier John Brumby has become the eighth chancellor of La Trobe University. “Taking up this role is something of a homecoming,” Brumby said. “My first job in education was as a secondary teacher in ...

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On the move: February

NO CODA FOR CODY Associate Professor Anna Cody is stepping up. The former director of the Kingsford Legal Centre, a community legal centre at UNSW, has been appointed dean of law at Western Sydney University. The Harvard graduate’s background and ...

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On the move: December

SURGICAL MOVE FOR TECH WHIZZ Dr Gough Lui, from Western Sydney University’s MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour & Development, has been appointed as the first biomedical engineer-in-residence at WSU’s Clinical School at Liverpool Hospital. Lui will be involved in six ...

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On the move: November

Davis moves on after 14 years Australia’s longest-serving VC, Professor Glyn Davis, has left his post at the University of Melbourne. Davis, UniMelb’s 19th VC, took the job in 2005 after a stint as Griffith VC and president. Davis will ...

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