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Beynon to be engineering head at UA

The University of Adelaide has announced the appointment of Professor John Beynon as executive dean, Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences. Beynon will take over the position from Professor Peter Dowd who led the Faculty since July 2004 and ...

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JCU professor wins Heineken Prize

William Laurance, a Distinguished Professor and Australian Laureate at James Cook University in Cairns is to receive the 2012 Heineken Prize for Environmental Science. The Heineken Prizes are among the largest awards in the sciences, presented biennially for medicine, history, ...

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Strategy expert for Flinders

Gill Troup, who has been deputy principal (strategy and performance) at the University of the West of Scotland for four years, has been appointed vice-president (strategy and planning) at Flinders University in South Australia. Troup has been hired to provide ...

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Wright takes DVC job

Curtin University has appointed  Professor Graeme Wright as deputy vice-chancellor, research and development. Wright began his career at Curtin in 1991 as a lecturer in spatial sciences, before obtaining his PhD in the same discipline in 2000. In 2004, he was ...

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Harvey joins UNSW

Dr Sam Harvey, has been appointed to the first dedicated clinical research post into workplace mental health in an Australian university. Harvey joins the University of New South Wales from the Institute of Psychiatry in London, one of Europe’s largest ...

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Tourism role for Bauer

International tourism expert Dr Thomas Bauer has become the first adjunct professor in sustainable tourism at CQUniversity. Bauer recently completed a 12-year posting as assistant professor in the school of hotel and tourism management at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He has ...

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Curtin psychology-speech post

Curtin University has appointed Professor Adrian North as its head of the school of psychology and speech pathology. North comes from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, where he was deputy head of the school of life sciences, and director of psychology education ...

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New CEO at CRC mental health

Professor Ian Cooke  has been appointed chief executive of the CRC for Mental Health.  Cooke has a track record of initiative and achievement in research, teaching, management, entrepreneurship and organisational leadership. His recent positions were concurrent appointments as CEO of Foursight ...

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TEQSA risk analyst role

Tammi Jonas has been appointed as a senior risk analyst by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency. Jonas was president of the Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations in 2010 and last year was CAPA’s research and policy adviser.  

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Thorn for R&D director

Curtin University has appointed the former director of the Australian Sustainable Development Institute, Charlie Thorn, as director research and development. Thorn has more than 30 years experience in research management, commercialisation and technology transfer in the agriculture, fisheries and university ...

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