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Productivity Commission veteran joins UTS

Mike Woods, former deputy chair of the Productivity Commission, has joined the University of Technology, Sydney as a professor of health economics. Woods will be based in the Centre for Health Economic Research and Evaluation. Woods has had a long ...

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John Stanhope new Deakin chancellor

Deakin University has announced the election of John Stanhope as its sixth chancellor, for a five-year term. Stanhope will take up his position on January 1, upon the retirement of current chancellor David Morgan. Stanhope has been a member of ...

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AIM Business School names new director

The Australia Institute of Management business school has appointed professor Elizabeth More its new national academic director. More, former deputy vice-chancellor of Canberra and Macquarie universities, began her career as a soloist with England’s Harlequin Ballet Company. She is a ...

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UniSa extends VC’s contract to 2022

The University of South Australia has extended the contract of its vice-chancellor, David Lloyd, until 2022. The announcement was made by Ian Gould, the university’s chancellor. Gould praised Lloyd for revitalising the campus experience for students and guiding UniSA through an uncertain ...

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UNSW adds CFO from Deakin

UNSW has named Andrew Walters as vice-president and chief financial officer. Walters, who is CFO at Deakin University, will step into the role in August. His portfolio will include finance, facilities management and IT services. “Andrew will be leading our ...

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New Torrens PVC noted innovator

Torrens University Australia has appointed professor Hurriyet Babacan its new pro vice-chancellor. In the dual academic and research role, Turkey native Babacan will be responsible for the launch and development of programs and innovative teaching, and for enhancing the university’s ...

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New MHIQ boss health leader

The newly appointed director of the Menzies Health Institute Queensland, professor Sheena Reilly, will start in June. Reilly is associate director of clinical and public health at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and professor of speech pathology at the University of Melbourne. Her ...

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Yates joins UTAS science faculty

Professor Brian Yates has been named the University of Tasmania’s new dean of the faculty of science, engineering and technology. Yates has been the executive director at the Australian Research Council since 2013. He oversaw the grant awarding processes as ...

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Bond names Indigenous health lead

Bond University has appointed associate professor Shannon Springer as its academic lead for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Springer, a prominent Aboriginal doctor, will oversee the university’s Indigenous health curriculum, develop clinical placement opportunities and engage with the Indigenous ...

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