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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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NHMRC selects new CEO

Professor Anne Kelso has been appointed chief executive of the National Health and Medical Research Council and will begin in April. Kelso succeeds professor Warwick Anderson. In her previous role as director of the World Health Organization’s Collaborating Centre on ...

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UTAS Weapons law expert A Fulbright Scholar

Adjunct professor Tim McCormack has been awarded a Fulbright Senior Scholarship to take up the prestigious position of Charles H. Stockton Distinguished Scholar in Residence at the US Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. McCormack begins his one-year appointment ...

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New Arts Faculty chief at Macquarie

Professor Martina Möllering has been appointed as the executive dean of Macquarie University’s Faculty of Arts. Macquarie University professor Bruce Dowton said he was delighted with the appointment. “Her many leadership roles at the university throughout her career, and her ...

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Fabb to lead Griffith’s LiveLab

Award-winning producer Richard Fabb has been appointed as the new creative director of Griffith Film School’s commercial student enterprise LiveLab. “To come into the film school with no academic background and be part of the industry yet within the university ...

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Glover to chair Universities Australia

University of Western Sydney vice-chancellor professor Barney Glover will take over from current Universities Australia chair Sandra Harding on May 19. Harding said Glover has “demonstrated a deep knowledge and executive leadership role in research and a passionate commitment to ...

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CSU names Dentistry, Health Sciences chief

Professor Boyen Huang is the new head of the School of Dentistry and Health Sciences at Charles Sturt University. Huang joins CSU from James Cook University, where he held the position of dentistry director of international affairs and associate professor of ...

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FedUni’s 1st chancellor gets 2nd term

Federation University Australia has announced the reappointment of its chancellor Dr Paul Hemming to a second three-year term. Hemming was appointed chancellor of University Ballarat in 2012. When Ballarat joined with the Gippsland campus of Monash University last year to ...

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