Appointments, achievements

Of the day

 Peter Dean is head of UWA’s Defence and Security Institute, which is launched today.

 Of the week

 ANU is short-listed for the Digital Humanities Awardsin the best blog post or series category for its Metodhology   site, (“detailed information about digital methodologies across disciplinary boundaries”).

Curtin U announces nine John Curtin Distinguished Professors, Craig Buckley and Tele Tan (Science and Engineering), Donna Chung, Phil Della, Zhonghua SunJohn Mamo (Health Sciences) Alan DuncanMarylene Gagne (Business and Law), Rod Ellis (Humanities).

Wendy Scaife (QUT) receives the Lifetime Achievement award from the Fundraising Institute of Australia.