Recently departed Universities Australia chief, Belinda Robinson becomes new chair of the Cooperative Research Centres Association.
Rebe Taylor (University of Tasmania) is the inaugural winner of the $25 000 Green Family Award for Tasmanian history for Into the Heart of Tasmania: a search for human antiquity. VC Rufus Black calls the award “a wonderful affirmation of the importance of history and place and of an inspiring historian.
Griffith University’s research leadership awards are announced:
research leadership: Nam-Trung Nguyen (micro and nano technology), early career research: Amanda Ullman (nursing and midwifery), mid-career or senior research: Gillermo Diaz-Pulido (environment and science), Lara Herrero (glycomics), research supervision: Rod Barrett (allied health), research team: Suzanne Chambers and Tamara Ownsworth (Menzies Health Institute).