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Melbourne adds VC’s fellow

The University of Melbourne has named Noel Pearson a vice-chancellor’s fellow. Coming from the Guugu Yimidhirr community of Hope Vale, Pearson has for decades advanced native title reform and economic development and social policy for the people of Cape York Peninsula. “I am ...

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Curtin Public Health School picks chief

Professor Rachel Huxley has been appointed Curtin University’s new head of the School of Public Health. Huxley joins Curtin after her appointment as chair of epidemiology at the University of Queensland. Professor Michael Berndt, Curtin pro-vice chancellor of health sciences, says Huxley is ...

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Tourism giant joins Griffith University

Paul Donovan, a prominent Gold Coast tourism figure, has been recruited as an adjunct professor at Griffith University’s Institute for Tourism. Donovan is the executive general manager of business development and marketing for Queensland airports, and was also the chief executive of Gold Coast airports ...

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ANU prof joins economics society

Professor Rabee Tourky, director of the Australian National University’s Research School of Economics and Trevor Swan chair, has been named a fellow in the Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory. The society is one of the largest and most ...

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CSU student elected NAPSA president

A Charles Sturt University pharmacy student has been elected to head the National Australia Pharmacy Students Association. Eleanna Ballis, who is studying a bachelor of pharmacy degree at CSU’s Wagga Wagga campus, was elected president of the peak body at ...

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UTAS names interim Underwood Centre chief

Professor Elaine Stratford has been appointed as interim director for the University of Tasmania’s Peter Underwood Centre for Educational Attainment. This centre is designed to evaluate approaches to boosting the state’s educational outcomes, and works in partnership with the Tasmanian ...

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UniSA adds oncology expert

Professor Eva Bezak, one of Australia’s leading researchers in radiation oncology, has been appointed to University of South Australia’s division of health sciences. Bezak was recruited under the university’s 100 Professors Scheme, which aims to boost UniSA’s research and education ...

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Evocca names CEO, CFO

Craig White has joined the Evocca College executive leadership team as chief executive. This follows the decision of managing director Robert Gordon to step down and focus on his board position. The position of chief financial officer, which White holds, ...

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La Trobe extends VC’s contract

The La Trobe University Council has offered vice-chancellor professor John Dewar a contract for a second five-year term. Dewar, who is an internationally recognised family law specialist and researcher, said he is excited to have the opportunity. “La Trobe is a great and ...

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