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CQU picks new chancellor

Gladstone industry leader John Abbott has been appointed chancellor at Central Queensland University. Abbott has served the university in various roles for the past 30 years, including as tutor at the Capricornia Institute of Advanced Education and most recently as a ...

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Medical research chief at UTAS

The University of Tasmania has offered professor Alison Venn the new role of Menzies Institute for Medical Research director. Venn is an internationally renowned population health expert with broad experience in chronic disease. She is well known for her partnerships ...

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UC selects Indigenous strategy dean

The University of Canberra has appointed professor Peter Radoll dean of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leadership and strategy. Radoll is a descendant of the Anaiwan people of New South Wales and has extensive experience in senior management of Indigenous ...

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Davis to remain Melbourne VC

Professor Glyn Davis has been invited to continue as vice-chancellor at the University of Melbourne until December 31, 2018. Davis addressed his excitement about the extension. “To work with brilliant academic colleagues and students at the University of Melbourne for ...

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JCU names health dean

James Cook University welcomes professor Maxine Whittaker as dean of the College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences. Whittaker will manage teaching and research in the fields of public health, tropical medicine, biomedical sciences, veterinary science and molecular and ...

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Business Council’s Livingstone elected UTS chancellor

Business Council of Australia president Catherine Livingstone will be the next chancellor of the University of Technology, Sydney. Livingstone’s term will begin in December 2016 so she can serve her the remainder of her term as BCA president. UTS deputy chancellor Brian Wilson will ...

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UQ tech institute picks director

Professor Alan Rowan has been appointed director for the University of Queensland’s Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN). Rowan has published more than 300 peer-reviewed articles with more than 12,000 citations. He expressed his enthusiasm for his new role ...

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Griffith names business school PVC

Professor David Grant has been appointed pro vice-chancellor for the business school at Griffith University. Grant is currently the senior deputy dean at the University of New South Wales Business School. Prior to that, he was co-dean of the University ...

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New fishery research head at Bond

Bond University will welcome Dr Daryl McPhee as the new director of the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC). McPhee will help guide the research and investment efforts of the FRDC and play a role in investing producer and taxpayer ...

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USQ VC to lead regional uni group

University of Southern Queensland vice-chancellor Jan Thomas has been named the new chair of the Regional Universities Network (RUN). Thomas, who will replace Southern Cross University vice-chancellor professor Peter Lee, said she was looking forward to her new role. “I’m ...

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