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On the move | September

VILLE HARVARD-BOUND University of Wollongong Senior Professor Simon Ville will take up the Australian Studies Chair at Harvard University for the 2022–23 academic year. Ville said he was thrilled to learn he would take up the Chair, which has previously ...

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On the move | August

YOUNG INNOVATOR AT USC Professor Ross Young has joined USC as its new deputy vice-chancellor (Research and Innovation).Young was previously the executive dean of the Faculty of Health at QUT. He said he was keen to amplify the impact of ...

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On the move | July

BRUNGS TO LEAD UNSW Professor Attila Brungs will move across town to become UNSW Sydney’s new President and Vice-Chancellor as of 31 January next year. Brungs, the current vice-chancellor and president of the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), will succeed ...

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On the move | June

LEGGAT GOES INTERNATIONALJCU professor Peter Leggat hits the international stage as he assumes the presidency of the International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM). Leggat is the first Australian to take on the top job. “We now have 1000’s of members ...

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On the move | May

The University of Queensland’s Professor David Craik has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society for his outstanding contribution to science. Professor Craik is the second researcher from UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience to be elected to the ...

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On the move | April

OZ TO USMarc Parlange, an Australian provost and senior vice-president, has been appointed president of the University of Rhode Island. Parlange moved to Monash in June 2017 from Vancouver, Canada, where he was dean of the Faculty of Applied Science ...

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On the Move | March

BOWMAN BACK AGAIN Professor Scott Bowman will take up the reins as VC at Charles Darwin University. It’s not Bowman’s first time at the helm of an intuition – he was VC of Central Queensland University for almost a decade ...

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On the move | February

JUST ADD LEMON The University of Adelaide’s Sia Furler Institute of Contemporary Music and Media has named Jon Lemon its first artist-in-residence. A live-sound music engineer, Lemon has worked with Seal, Janet Jackson, Beck, Sinead O’Connor, INXS, Pet Shop Boys, ...

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On the move | January

FOURTEEN AND OUT After 14 years at the helm of James Cook University, Professor Sandra Harding will retire from the role in December 2021. Chancellor Bill Tweddell said the university has flourished under Harding’s leadership. “Revenue has doubled to over ...

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