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UQ cultural studies director

The University of Queensland’s Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies has welcomed Professor Gay Hawkins as its new director. Hawkins was previously deputy director and professorial research fellow in the centre for two years. She has published widely on cultural ...

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Business dean at Swinburne

With more than 20 years’ experience at Swinburne University of Technology, Professor Michael Gilding will take up his new role as executive dean of the Faculty of Business and Enterprise. Gilding is currently deputy dean (research) in the Faculty of ...

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Parfitt Newcastle deputy VC

Professor Andrew Parfitt has been appointed deputy vice-chancellor (academic) at the University of Newcastle. Parfitt is currently pro vice-chancellor and vice-president of the Faculty of IT, Engineering and the Environment at the University of South Australia, a position he has ...

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USC appoint student ombudsman

Phil Davison has joined the University of the Sunshine Coast as its new student ombudsman. Davison has almost 20 years of experience in dispute resolution. He has worked as a complaints manager for the Commonwealth Human Rights Commission and the ...

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Deakin vice-president (advancement)

In what is a new role for Deakin University, it has appointed Ron Fairchild as its vice-president (advancement). The position gives Fairchild the responsibility for fund-raising, alumni development, events management, government, media and internal relations and community engagement across Deakin’s ...

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Chief justice returns to law school

The former South Australian Supreme Court chief justice, John Doyle QC, will return to his alma mater, the University of Adelaide as an adjunct professor in the Law School. Doyle graduated from the university in 1966 and was the 1967 ...

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Hodgson dean of law school

The University of Notre Dame has appointed Professor Douglas Hodgson as dean of the school of law at the university’s Fremantle campus. Hodgson did a Bachelor of Laws at York University before completing a Master of Laws at the University ...

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Notre Dame appoints deputy VC

Notre Dame has also appointed Professor Shelda Debowski as the new deputy vice-chancellor of the university and head of the Fremantle campus. Debowski has an extensive background in West Australian higher education. Her most recent role has been at the ...

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School principal now a senior fellow

The principal of James Nash State High School in Gympie has been made an honorary senior fellow of the University of the Sunshine Coast. Darren Edwards was recognised at USC’s graduation ceremony this month for his dedication to providing educational ...

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New role for child health director

Professor Moira Clay has been announced as the new president of the Australasian Research Management Society (ARMS). Clay is director of academic and research services at the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research in Western Australia. She has been president-elect ...

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