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VU selects McGuinness fellow

Dr Tony Birch will join Victoria University from July this year as the first recipient of the Dr Bruce McGuinness Indigenous Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. The Bruce McGuinness Fellowship is named for one of Victoria’s most respected Aboriginal Elders and supports ...

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ANU to become tobacco-free zone

ANU staff and students are set to begin breathing a little easier from next month with the university announcing a blanket smoking ban set to come into force across all its campuses and facilities. The move, announced yesterday as part ...

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USYD’s Karl Kramer leaves music school

The University of Sydney has announced professor Karl Kramer has resigned from his position as dean of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music for personal and family reasons. Kramer was appointed dean in April 2012. His term was marked with more ...

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Inaugural UWS-CSIRO chair

The University of Western Sydney has announced professor Rosemary Leonard as the inaugural UWS-CSIRO joint chair in social capital and sustainability. Working in the UWS School of Social Sciences and Psychology and the Behavioural and Social Sciences Group at CSIRO, ...

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Productivity Commission veteran joins UTS

Mike Woods, former deputy chair of the Productivity Commission, has joined the University of Technology, Sydney as a professor of health economics. Woods will be based in the Centre for Health Economic Research and Evaluation. Woods has had a long ...

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John Stanhope new Deakin chancellor

Deakin University has announced the election of John Stanhope as its sixth chancellor, for a five-year term. Stanhope will take up his position on January 1, upon the retirement of current chancellor David Morgan. Stanhope has been a member of ...

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AIM Business School names new director

The Australia Institute of Management business school has appointed professor Elizabeth More its new national academic director. More, former deputy vice-chancellor of Canberra and Macquarie universities, began her career as a soloist with England’s Harlequin Ballet Company. She is a ...

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UniSa extends VC’s contract to 2022

The University of South Australia has extended the contract of its vice-chancellor, David Lloyd, until 2022. The announcement was made by Ian Gould, the university’s chancellor. Gould praised Lloyd for revitalising the campus experience for students and guiding UniSA through an uncertain ...

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