John Weckert from Charles Sturt U has received the International Association for Computing and Philosophy’s Covey Award for, “innovative research in the field of computing and philosophy broadly conceived.”
Alexia Moncrieff (now University of Leeds) receives the Australian War Memorial’s Brian Gandevia award for military-medical history. Dr Moncrieff wins for her University of Adelaide PhD thesis on the Australian Army Medical Corps in WWI.
Vice Admiral Paul Maddison is appointed inaugural director of the UNSW Defence Research Institute. Mr Maddison is a former commander of the Royal Canadian Navy and was Canada’s high commissioner to Australia, 2015-19.
Laura Parry will move to the University of Adelaide to be head of the school of biological sciences. Professor Parry is now an associate dean in the University of Melbourne’s science faculty.