Panel advising on $240m for unis

To ensure universities head in research directions the government approves of there is a $240m for four “trailblazer” research and industry hubs (CMM November 25)

And to suggest which might be best to blaze trails, the Department of Education, Skills and Employment announces a panel, “to support the selection.”

Members are Janean Richards, Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources, Paul Wellings (former VC Uni Wollongong), Andrew Stevens, (Industry Innovation and Science Australia), Judi Zielke, COO, CSIRO (EOI stage), Dom English, (DESE).