Deakin U announces three new Alfred Deakin professors, its highest academic honour; Brett Bryan (global change and environment), Alison Hutchinson (nursing), Craig Olsson (development psychology).
Mark Rose becomes Deakin U’s first PVC for indigenous strategy. He joins from RMIT
The Queensland literary awards short-list is out, including:
Fiction: Melissa Lucashenko, (Southern Cross U) Too much lip
Non-fiction: Alice Gorman, (Flinders U) Dr Space Junk v the Universe
History: Judith Brett (La Trobe U), From secret ballot to democracy sausage. Elizabeth Malcolm (Uni Melbourne) and Dianne Hall (Victoria U), A new history of Irish in Australia. Clare Wright (La Trobe U), You daughters of freedom.