Melissa Conley Tyler is director of diplomacy at the University of Melbourne’s Asialink. She moves from the Australian Institute of International Affairs.
Wendy Lacey will move to the University of Canberra in July to become dean of business, government and law. She is now dean of law at the University of South Australia.
Jennifer Rowe receives an hon doc from Western Sydney University. Ms Rowe is a sometime publisher and an author of crime fiction and books for children, (the former not for the latter).
The University of Wollongong has awarded a hon doc to Philip Clark. Mr Clark chaired the 2016 research infrastructure review, which proposed a national infrastructure fund administered by an independent board. He will be a member of the Chubb review of research resources Kim Carr has announced Labor will hold if it wins the election.