Appointments, achievements of the week

The British Academy announces new corresponding fellows in Australia, Anne Cutler (Western Sydney U) and Ngaire Naffine (Uni Adelaide).

 Garry Carnegie (RMIT) wins the Hourglass Award from the (US) Academy of Accounting Historians. It’s for, “a demonstrable and significant contribution to knowledge through research and publication in accounting history.”

The Higher Education Research and Development Journal announces its 2019 article of the yearPeter KilgourDaniel ReynaudMaria Northcote (all Avondale University College), Catherine McLoughlin (Australian Catholic U) and Kevin Gosselin (Honor Health Research Institute, Scottsdale Arizona), “Threshold concepts about on-line pedagogy for novice online teachers in higher education”

Three Australian-based academics will work on the report that pulls together all Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Sixth Assessment Cycle research papers.  ANU researcher Frank Jotzo is lead author and his colleague Mark Howden will review. Malte Meinshausen (Uni Melbourne) is a member of the “core writing team.”








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