Appointments, achievements

Amy Shepherd from Uni Melbourne is a 2020 Schmidt Science Fellow. The fellowships provide US$100 00 and mentor support to inter-disciplinary researchers working in inter-disciplinary science. Dr Shepherd is a behavioural neuroscientist.

Megan Cassidy-Welch becomes the first woman to hold the McCaughey Chair in History at Uni Queensland. She is the sixth chair in its 98 years.