Heads Up: wins of the week at work

Céline Boehm is the new head of physics at the University of Sydney. The astro-particle physicist joins from Durham University.

Barney Glover has another five-year term as VC of Western Sydney University.  He joined WSU in January 2014.

Former Federation U VC David Battersby is advising Southern Cross U on enterprise bargaining.

 Southern Cross U has had a big win, poaching Robin Stonecash to be dean of business and head of the Gold Coast campusProfessor Stonecash moves to SCU from the University of Sydney, where she is director of executive education.

 Sharon Oviatt steps up at Monash University as director of Human-Computer Interaction and Human-Centred AI. She joined the university as professor of human-centred interface and creative technologies in September.

The Australian Research Council has appointed chairs of the eight research evaluation committees, “who will perform a key role in the 2018 round of Excellence for Research in Australia.” Rose Amal, UNSW: engineering and environmental sciences, Hugh Barrett, UWA: medical and health sciences,Brenda Cherednichenko, Deakin U: education and human society David Green, Monash U: maths and ICT, Eleanor Mackie: UniMelb: biological and biotechnical sciences, Flavio Menezes, UoQ: econmics and commerce, John O’Connor, UniNewcastle: physical, chemical and earth sciences, Graeme Turner, UoQ: humanities and creative arts


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