Appointments, achievements

Of the day

 OA expert Danny Kingsley joins Flinders U as associate librarian for content and digital library strategy

 Leading business figure” Sandra McPhee is appointed chancellor of Southern Cross U, replacing Nick Burton Taylor.

Of the week

 Joe Berry (Uni Melbourne) wins the Barry Inglis Medal from the National Measurement Institute.

 Steven Chown (Monash U) is a 2021 Australian Academy of Science Fellow. Last week the French government awarded him a medal for his work on the Antarctic environment. In April, he became a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

 Kerri-Lee Krause, provost of Avondale University College joins the board of Independent Higher Education Australia.

David Lloyd (Uni SA VC) is a new deputy chair of Universities Australia, joining Margaret Sheil (QUT VC) in the two roles. John Dewar (La Trobe U VC is previously announced as in-coming chair.)

Douglas Proctor joins Swinburne U as PVC Global Engagement. He moves from University College, Dublin.

Ken Sloan (Monash U DVC) will become VC of Harper Adams University (ag and animal sciences) in the UK.

Nicolas H. Völcker (Monash U) wins the AvH Stiftung Research Award from the Max Planck Institute for Medical Research.

Uni Melbourne cancer researcher Andrew Wilks receives the 2021 Lackmann Award for translational research.

The Australian Academy of Science 2021 Fellows are here.