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On the move – April

WSU renews Glover’s term Western Sydney University board members have unanimously voted to renew Professor Barney Glover’s term as vice-chancellor and president. Glover joined the university in 2014, and will now remain in the roles until December 2023. WSU chancellor ...

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Researchers use artificial sleep to help elderly

Researchers investigating how the brain could be made more resistant to age-related decline have found that the key is sleep. The University of Queensland’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences researcher, Dr Martin Sale, said artificially boosting sleep-like brain activity ...

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On the move October 2017

QUT picks Sheil for VC Professor Margaret Sheil has been appointed the new vice-chancellor of the Queensland University of Technology. Sheil is currently provost, deputy to the vice-chancellor and the chief academic officer at the University of Melbourne, where she ...

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Unlikely pairing produces results at RMIT

Abena Dove isn’t your typical troublesome university student union president. As president of the RMIT University Student Union (RUSU), she describes her professional relationship with her vice-chancellor, professor Martin Bean, as “incredible”. “When I say it to a room of ...

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The reform school of thought

“I went to university and I hated it.” That phrase sums up the no-holds-barred approach of Dr Catherine Ball when she spoke at the Times Higher Education Young Universities Summit at Queensland University of Technology last week. Ball is chief ...

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