Peter Coaldrake will chair Jobs Queensland, the state government adviser “to prepare Queensland for the jobs of the future.” Professor Coaldrake retired as vice chancellor of QUT at the end of last year. He is also conducting an inquiry on service delivery data management for the state. In October the Commonwealth appointed him to review higher education provider standards.
Dominique Parrish has started at Macquarie U as PVC Learning and Teaching. She joins from the University of Wollongong where she was associate dean in the science, medicine, health faculty.
Julia Richardson moves up to head the school of management at Curtin University. She is now deputy head of school.
University of Queensland virologist Kirsty Short is a L’Oréal UNESCO Women in Science Australian Fellow for 2018