Appointments, achievement

In NSW Prue Carr is sworn in as education minister, and deputy premier, in the brand new Labor Government.

Florian Mueller (Monash U) is inducted into the Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction (SIGCHI) Academy

From May, Raj Shekhawat will become research dean of Flinders U’s College of Education, Psychology and Social Work. He moves from the university’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

 High school maths maven Eddie Woo becomes a professor of practice at Uni Sydney’s School of Education and Social Work.