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Ian James joins VU

Managing director of Mushroom Music Publishing, Ian James, one of Australia’s most well respected music industry identities, will take up a new role as adjunct professor in Victoria University’s college of business. Dean of the college of business, professor Colin ...

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Renowned arts scholar takes lead role at VCA

Internationally recognised performing arts scholar Mary Luckhurst will take up a position as professor of creative practice and artistic research at the University of Melbourne in the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music ...

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‘Queensland Great’ appointed UQ provost

Nanotechnology researcher and globally respected academic leader professor Max Lu has been selected as University of Queensland’s first provost. UQ president and vice-chancellor professor Peter Høj said professor Lu was selected through an internationally competitive search that attracted candidates “from ...

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La Trobe VC to chair IRU

Innovative Research Universities has announced that professor John Dewar, vice-chancellor at La Trobe University, will chair the IRU network for 2014 and 2015.  Dewar was appointed vice-chancellor and president of La Trobe in January 2012.  Prior to that he was provost ...

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Urban design Centre names director

Following an international search, The University of Western Australia announced that Dr Jörg Baumeister has been appointed director of the Australian Urban Design Research Centre. Baumeister has been researching, practising and teaching urban design and architecture for more than 20 years ...

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New Griffith pro VC consumer behaviour expert

Professor Sarah Todd has taken up the position of pro vice-chancellor (international) at Griffith University, succeeding Chris Madden. She joins Griffith after a distinguished career at the University of Otago in New Zealand, where she was appointed the university’s inaugural ...

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Alan Kohler moves into academia

Alan Kohler, one of Australia’s most experienced financial journalists, will take on a new role as adjunct professor in Victoria University’s College of Business. Kohler has had a long interest in family businesses and central to his role at VU ...

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Inaugural ancient history chair at UQ

The University of Queensland has named Dr Alastair Blanshard the inaugural Paul Eliadis Chair of Classics and Ancient History. He will take up the role early next year. Blanshard, who earned a master of arts degree from UQ in 1996 ...

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