Peter Eastwood is Murdoch U’s in-coming DVC R. He moves from Flinders U, where he is director of the Health and Medical Research Institute.

Leah Heiss (Monash U) becomes chair of the Victorian Premier’s Design Awards

Paula Kruger is the new MD of Sydney radio station 2SER, owned by Macquarie U and UTS. She moves from the ABC.

Louise Maple-Brown will start next month as deputy director for research at the Menzies School of Health Research. It is a joint appointment with Anna Ralph, who started in February. Both have built research programmes at the school and have senior clinical roles at Royal Darwin Hospital.