Martin Cole is the new head of the University of Adelaide School of Agriculture, Food and Wine. He moves from CSIRO, where he is deputy director, agriculture and food.
Sebastian Kaempf (Uni Queensland, political science) wins the 2019 Deborah Gerner Innovative Teaching Award from the International Studies Association. Dr Kaempf created the Global media, war and technology MOOC (via edX) which has had 9600 enrollments.
Queensland’s chief entrepreneur, Leanne Kemp becomes an adjunct professor at QUT, where she will, “boost entrepreneurship and blockchain initiatives.”
Green energy business founder (Zen Energy) Richard Turner joins Uni SA as entrepreneur in residence and professor of practice.
Sax Institute (health policy) awards best papers published in its journal, Public Health Research and Practice.
Best paper: Sue Kirby (UNSW, Uni Sydney), David Lyle (Uni Sydney) Debra Jones (Uni Sydney), Claire Brunero, (Uni Sydney), Alison Purcell (Uni Sydney) and Pascale Dettwiller (Port Lincoln Hospital and Health Service), “Design and delivery of an innovative speech pathology service-learning program for primary school children in Far West NSW, Australia” Best in-practice paper: Megan Smith (UNSW), Ian Hammond (UWA) and Marion Saville (VCS Foundation), “Lessons from the renewal of the National Cervical Screening Program in Australia”
Southern Cross U announces its inaugural impact awards. Staff winners are,
Community impact; David Lloyd (Environment and Engineering)
Teaching: Desiree Kozlowski (Health and Human Services)
Research partnerships: Terry Rose (Plant Science)
Early career researcher: Kathomi Gatwiri (Arts and Social Sciences)
Student experience Unit warm-up
Professional services: Sophie Andrews (HR)
Social justice: 3Es to Freedom (Arts and Social Sciences)