Belinda MacGill and Karen Sinclair (both Uni SA) are awarded the Menzies Australia Institute’ 2019 Aboriginal and Contemporary Australian Studies Fellowships. The fellowships are based at Kings College London. Dr McGill will focus on how colonisation shapes Australian understanding of visual art. Dr Sinclair will work with students to, “collaboratively broaden understanding” of Aboriginal research methodologies and constructions of knowledge.
Monash U’s Centre for Scholarship in Health Education reports deputy director Claire Palermo is now a fellow of the Dietitians Association of Australia.
Dr Kate Brooks joins MTP Connect as director, WA stakeholder engagement. Dr Brooks joins from WesFarmers where she is innovation manager for Wesfarmers Chemicals. MTP Connect is the federal government’s Industry Growth Centre for med tech and pharma.
Trade publication, Lawyers Weekly names UNSW’s Justine Nolan, academic of the year. Michael Jefferies from the University of the Sunshine Coast is law student of the year.