Appointments, achievements

Emily Colvin (Uni Sydney) is the new president of the Australian Society for Medical Research.

Tristan Kennedy joins Monash U next month as PVC Indigenous. He moves from Macquarie U.

The ’22 NSW Premier’s Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research include, Anthony Glover (Uni Sydney) – early career fellow. Anatoly Rozenfeld (Uni Wollongong) – researcher of the year. Natalie Taylor (Cancer Council NSW) – career development fellow.

Uni Canberra VC Paddy Nixon is the 2023-’24 chair of the Innovative Research Universities lobby. He will take over from Carolyn Evans (Griffith U).

Anna Nowak is appointed DVC R at UWA. She was previously acting in the role.

The Society of University Lawyers has elected Diane Barker (Australian Catholic U) a director and as secretary for three years. Bradley Urban (Monash U) becomes a director.