Appointments, achievements

Winners of Charles Darwin U teaching awards include, * Julia Braddon (VET)  * Raul David (Business and Law) HE * Carol Keane (Health and Human Sciences) in teaching support * Cat Kutay (Engineering) in higher education * Hooman Mehdizadeh Rad (Engineering) early career research * Debra Street (VET) * Tracy Woodroffe (First Nations teaching).

Iain Gordon (ANU) is new president of the Network of Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Research Organisations, (CMM got his name wrong in Friday’s email issue).

Mark McKenzie joins the board of Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia. Mr McKenzie is chief executive of the Australasian Convenience and Petroleum Marketers Association

Clare Masters is appointed media director at Uni Sydney. She joins from the Australian Curriculum, Assessment & Reporting Authority.

The National Tertiary Education Union inducts life members, Tim Battin (Uni New England) Michael Brunger (former SA secretary) Bill Franzsen (Australian Catholic U) Ray Hingst (Uni Southern Queensland) Matthew McGowan (immediate past general secretary) Utte Mueler (Edith Cowan U) Patrick O’Leary (Federation U) Cathy Rytmeister (Macquarie U) Martin Stebbings (Australian Catholic U)

Marc Orchard joins Uni Queensland as entrepreneur in residence.

At the University of South Australia Susan Stone takes up the Credit Union SA chair in economics, to focus on the state economy. She moves from the OECD.