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On the move: April-May

LA TROBE MEANS BUSINESS Professor Aron O’Cass is the new Dean of La Trobe University’s Business School. The world-renowned expert in marketing strategy, innovation and new product development, brand management and data analysis was previously head of the department of ...

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On the move – January

NASH NAMED IN NEW ROLE Former Nationals deputy leader Fiona Nash has been appointed Australia’s first Regional Education Commissioner. A senator for NSW between 2004 and 2017, Nash will be tasked with overseeing the implementation of the strategy to improve ...

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On the move | December

CHEERIO TO CHICHARO Professor Joe Chicharo OM has announced his retirement after nearly four decades at the University of Wollongong. Chicharo joined UOW in 1985 after a decade in the Illawarra steel industry as a trainee and then engineer. He ...

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Murdoch appoints new VC

Murdoch University has announced Professor Andrew J Deeks as its new Vice Chancellor, starting in April 2022. Deeks comes to Murdoch from University College Dublin, where he has served as president since 2014. He was the first Australian to lead ...

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On the move | October

Professor Christopher Lawrence has been appointed the first Dean of Indigenous Engagement at Curtin University’s Faculty of Science and Engineering. In the role Lawrence, a proud Nyungar (Whadjuk and Ballardong) man, will help extend cultural understanding and open up career ...

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On the move | August

YOUNG INNOVATOR AT USC Professor Ross Young has joined USC as its new deputy vice-chancellor (Research and Innovation).Young was previously the executive dean of the Faculty of Health at QUT. He said he was keen to amplify the impact of ...

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CSU appoints Renée Leon Vice Chancellor

Renée Leon has been appointed Vice Chancellor of Charles Sturt University. Leon will become CSU's fifth VC since its inception in 1990 and she will start her role, based at the Bathurst campus, on September 1. A former senior public ...

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On the move | July

BRUNGS TO LEAD UNSW Professor Attila Brungs will move across town to become UNSW Sydney’s new President and Vice-Chancellor as of 31 January next year. Brungs, the current vice-chancellor and president of the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), will succeed ...

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On the move | June

LEGGAT GOES INTERNATIONALJCU professor Peter Leggat hits the international stage as he assumes the presidency of the International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM). Leggat is the first Australian to take on the top job. “We now have 1000’s of members ...

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On the move | May

The University of Queensland’s Professor David Craik has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society for his outstanding contribution to science. Professor Craik is the second researcher from UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience to be elected to the ...

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