Following an MOU with Catholic Healthcare, Charles Sturt U has appointed Marguerite Bramble to a new chair in aged care practice innovation. She will lead clinical nursing research, and education in aged care practice and innovation and work with Catholic Healthcare in the university’s central-west NSW heartland.
The University of Notre Dame Australia has confirmed Sally Robertson as dean of nursing at the Sydney campus. She has acted as in the role all year.
Chris Knapp is the inaugural professor of architecture at Western Sydney University. He joins from Bond U.
Robyn Ward is the University of Sydney’s incoming executive dean for the new Medical and Health Faculty. Professor Ward is now DVC R and acting executive dean of medicine at the University of Queensland, where she has served since November 2014. She will join UniSydney in July.
Jennifer Gore is the first woman to become a University of Newcastle laureate professor. The title recognises “exceptional academic achievement” and is “among” the university’s “highest academic honours.” Professor Gore is director of the university’s teachers and teaching research centre.