Appointments achievements

Appointments achievements

 Of the day

Charles Lemckert becomes chair of Engineering and IT at Southern Cross U. He moves from Uni Canberra.

Susan James Relly is the next head of Uni Adelaide’s School of Education. She will move from Uni Oxford and start in January.

Justin Yerbury (Uni Wollongong) wins the Eureka Prize for Scientific Research. He works on Motor Neurone Disease.

of the week

Lucy Arthur joins ANU from UTS. She becomes Director of the Centre for Learning and Teaching.

Bill Ashraf is appointed Associate Dean for teaching and learning in Auckland University of Technology’s Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences. He is now an honorary professor at Macquarie U.

Andrew Foley joins the new Flinders U Academy as inaugural director and principal. He joins from La Trobe U’s pathway provider.

Kate Hoy and team move to the Bionics Institute from Monash U and the Epworth Centre. They will work on a new treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease.

Sach Jayasinghe becomes CEO of the Queensland Cyber Infrastructure Foundation. He is a former director of research infrastructure at QUT.

The 2022 Laureate Fellows were in CMM Tuesday, HERE.

Dane McCamey is appointed UNSW PVC Research for 12 months, from October. He is now a deputy dean in the university’s science faculty. The appointment follows former PVC R Sven Rogge becoming UNSW’s dean of science.

Kristy Muir is confirmed as CEO of the Paul Ramsay Foundation. This is the Ramsay Foundation that funds projects to “break cycles of disadvantage” (not the one keen on the teaching of western civ).

Jim Nyland is inaugural dean of students at Uni Southern Queensland. He moved from Australian Catholic U.

Colin Taylor joins Uni SA in the new position of Chief Advancement Officer. He moves from consultancy Global Philanthropic, prior to which he headed advancement at ANU.

Clare Wright (La Trobe U) is a member of the advisory group on a new Commonwealth cultural policy.