Appointments, achievements

Just days after Griffith University named Suzanne Chambers as joint-winner of a research leadership award (CMM June 20) her departure for UTS is announced. Professor Chambers will become dean of health at UTS in December. She was awarded an AO in the Queen’s Birthday honours list.

Stephen Kent from La Trobe U is the newly elected chair of the Heads of Departments and Schools of Psychology Association. His LT U colleague Cheryl Dissanayake is a new fellow of the International Society of Autism Research.

Mojtaba Bahaaddini, Bruce Hebblewhite and G Sharrock from the School of Mining Engineering at UNSW, have won journal Computers and Geotechnics outstanding paper award for 2018, which is based on Scopus citations for the last five years. Their paper is called “Numerical investigation of the effect of joint geometrical parameters on the mechanical properties of a non-persistent jointed rock mass under uniaxial compression,” and those who understand the title can find it  here.


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