Nicholas Brown (ANU) and Rodney Smith (Uni Sydney) are appointed visiting professors in Australian Studies at the University of Tokyo Centre for Pacific and American Studies. Smith’s appointment is for 2023-24 and Brown’s is 2024-25.

Sarina Claassens will be head of Curtin U’s School of Molecular and Life Sciences, moving from North-West University, in South Africa. She starts in September.

Catriona Jackson (Universities Australia) is an inaugural advisory board member for the Commonwealth’s Centre for Australia-India Relations