Appointments, achievements

Tim Boyle (ANSTO) becomes chair of ATTP,the global alliance of national peak professional bodies for commercialisation, industry engagement and entrepreneurship.”

Mia Christensen (QUT) receives the university’s Jean Ferguson Memorial Award for early childhood education.

Laura K Davey joins ANU as a research fellow in the Crawford School of Public Policy. She moves from the Public Service Research Group at UNSW.

Hugh Possingham (Uni Queensland) becomes Chief Scientist of Queensland

Sally Young (Uni Melbourne) is awarded James Cook U’s Colin Roderick Literary Award for 2020. Professor Young wins for Paper Emperors: The Rise of Australia’s Newspaper Empires (New South Publishing).