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Ex-diplomat to lead Curtin minerals research

Former US diplomat Robin McClellan has been appointed director of minerals research initiatives at Curtin University. McClellan was formerly US consul general to Western Australia and the director of the committee for the economic development of Australia. At CEDA, she ...

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CSU picks e-Learning chief

Professor Sandra Wills has been announced as Charles Sturt University’s pro-vice chancellor, student learning. The newly created senior role will focus on e-technologies. Wills has 40 years of international experience in education and technology to draw upon. She is an ...

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USC selects pro vice-chancellor

Bernard Lillis has been appointed pro vice-chancellor, corporate services, for the University of the Sunshine Coast, following the retirement of Peter Sullivan. He is responsible for the areas of finance, facilities, human resources and information technology. Recently he was the ...

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New CSU position adds global perspective

Charles Sturt University has appointed professor Heather Cavanagh pro vice-chancellor international education and partnerships. Cavanagh has a background in molecular biology, identification of antimicrobial compounds and commercialisation of research; she has worked for CSU for 15 years in the school ...

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USC selects pro vice-chancellor

Bernard Lillis has been appointed pro vice-chancellor, corporate services, for the University of the Sunshine Coast, following the retirement of Peter Sullivan. He is responsible for the areas of finance, facilities, human resources and information technology, which are critical to ...

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UNSW selects general counsel

UNSW has appointed Elizabeth Grinston as its general counsel. In this role, Grinston will lead the provision of high-level, expert legal services for the university, as well as the management and strategic direction of the legal office, legal office (research), ...

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Charles Sturt names campus head

Charles Sturt University has announced Miriam Dayhew as the new campus head at Wagga Wagga. Dayhew is the university ombudsman in Wagga Wagga. Her previous roles include Murrumbidgee division controller with the State Emergency Service and multiple volunteer roles. The head of ...

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Swedish materials expert joins USA

Professor Mats Andersson, renowned Swedish researcher in polymer chemistry, will join the University of South Australia’s Ian Wark Research Institute early next year under a South Australian Research Fellowship. Recently ranked one of the world’s top 50 scientists in materials ...

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Elders is inaugural Chevron chair at Curtin

Professor Chris Elders is the inaugural Chevron Professor of Petroleum Geology at Curtin University, to commence in early October. Elders is from Royal Holloway at the University of London. After graduating from the University of Oxford, he worked as an ...

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USQ’s Thomas joins global council

University of Southern Queensland vice-chancellor professor Jan Thomas will join the governing committee of the world’s first and oldest international university network. The UK-based Association of Commonwealth Universities represents about 500 institutions across 36 countries. The council promotes and supports ...

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