Appointments, achievements

Winners of Australian Defence Industry Awards for 2020 include; * Excellence award and Academic of year: both to John Close, ANU – quantum physics, * Innovator of year: Francis Bennet, ANU – optical physicist.  * Academic institution: Australian Maritime College (U Tas). Training/mentor programme: ASC Shipbuilding and Flinders U.


 Winners of the Association for Tertiary Education Management’s 2020 awards are.

President’s awards:

Excellence in leadership: Stephen Willis (Uni Otago)

Innovation: Victoria Roome and the Orientation TV Team(CQU)

School, faculty management: Natalie Downing (Engineering and Built Environment) Uni Newcastle

People and culture: Anna Vagias, Lisa Pickering, Jason Carter, Braydan Allott, Shelley Nash, Joanne Fiorenza, Kristie Husk (Federation U)

Research management: Lorraine Denny, Sharon Athanasios

Marketing, comms and PR: Ashley Zmijewski/Renee Ryan for 2019 India Campaign (Uni Canberra)

Government and policy: Naomi Yellowlees and the Compliance Services Team (Curtin U)

Student engagement: Nerida Lithgow/David Inge and the Student Life Team, Macquarie University

Community Engagement: Karen Jackson, Moondani Balluk, Victoria University

Outstanding achiever: Abby Grave, Uni Melbourne

 President’s awards: Tony Heywood and Susan Hudson (NSW/ACT Region)

Meritorious service: Nonie Kirker, (Aotearoa Region)

Certificate of appreciation: Jae Redden, (NSW/ACT Region)