Appointments, achievements

Mary Collins is appointed head of Uni Sydney’s School of Medical Sciences. She moves from deputy ED (Academic) in the Faculty of Medicine and Health.

 Jeff Dunn (Uni Southern Queensland) is the new president of the Union for International Cancer Control.

James Cook U announces teaching excellence awards, including: student learning: Amar Sholapurkar (Medicine and Dentistry) and Stephanie Baker, Carolyn Diedricks, Yang Du, Jeremy Gordon, Scott Heron, Kevin Huang, Mehdi Khatamifar, Espen Knutsen, Allison Paley, Bronson Philippa, Mark Robertson, Jodie Rummer, Eric Wang (Science and Engineering).

sessional teaching: Chloe Balanzategui (Medicine and Dentistry), Julie EdwardsBarry Yau (Business, Law and Governance), John Grundy, Chris Rouen (Public Health, Medical and Vet Sciences) and Korah Parackal (Science and Engineering). John Grundy and Chris Rouen(Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences) and Dr Korah Parackal (Science and Engineering).

inclusive practice: Ashton Blacklock, Madalyn Casey, Ryan Daniel, Neil Dunbar, Megan Higgie, Kannan Singaravelu Jaganathan, Albert Kuruvila, Daniel Lowrie, Shane MacDonald, Tracey Mahony, Anthony Marinac, Ailie McDowall, Elizabeth Meechan, Sophie Raynor, Tasmin Rymer, Lorraine Tulele, Hyacinth Udah and Ines Zuchowski.

Lee Parker has resigned his RMIT distinguished professor position. He continues a research professor of accounting at Uni Glasgow.

Alyssa White (Uni Sydney) is the next president of the Association of Australian University Secretaries.

Samina Yasmeen (UWA) is appointed to the Council for the Order of Australia