Appointments and Achievements (November 30th)

The Australian Academy of the Humanities announces its 2023 fellows;

* Kate Barclay (Uni Adelaide) * Larissa Behrendt (UTS) * Sarah Biddulph (Uni Melbourne)

* Axel Bruns (QUT) * Megan Cassidy-Welch (Australian Catholic U) * Tom Calma (Uni Canberra) * Annie Clarke (Uni Sydney) * Justin Clemens (Uni Melbourne) * Catharine Coleborne (Uni Newcastle) * Felicity Cox (Macquarie U) * Kyllie Cripps (Monash U) * Tanya Dalziell (UWA) * Megan Davis (UNSW) * Bronwyn Fredericks (Uni Queensland) * Kate Fullagar (Australian Catholic U) * Alice Gorman (Flinders U) * Helena Grehan (Murdoch U) *Amanda Harris (Uni Sydney) * Greta Hawes (Macquarie U) * Heather A. Horst (Western Sydney U) * David McInnis (Uni Melbourne) * Graeme Miles (Uni Tasmania) * Kristie Miller (Uni Sydney) * Catherine Mills (Monash U) * Ilana Mushin (Uni Queensland) * Kaori Okano (La Trobe U) * Neal Peres Da Costa (Uni Sydney) * Lester-Irabinna Rigney (Uni South Australia) * Cristina Rocha (Western Sydney U) * Kim Scott (Curtin U) * Katie Sutton (ANU)

* Gillian Wigglesworth (Uni Melbourne).

Engagement Australia announces its 2023 awards;

* Community engagement: Uni Melbourne * Indigenous engagement: Uni Melbourne * Industry engagement: Deakin U, Curtin U * International engagement: Monash U * Student learning: Uni Melbourne * Research impact: Uni Melbourne * Student/alumni engagement: Griffith U * Leadership: Chris Maylea, La Trobe U

Stephen Garton (Uni Sydney) becomes president of the Australian Academy of the Humanities.

Jill Hennessy is appointed chair of the Australian Association of Social Workers Accreditation Council. Ms Hennessy is a professorial fellow at Monash U and a former attorney general of Victoria.

Alistair Hicks (Monash U) joins the board of BioCurate (“translating Australian medical research and delivering health and economic benefits to the world”).

Former High Commissioner to India Barry O’Farrell joins Uni Sydney to advise the vice chancellor on “education, research and diplomatic endeavours with India, the sub-continent and beyond.”

Margaret O’Rourke becomes head of campus at La Trobe U, Bendigo. She is a present councillor and former mayor of the city.

Sharath Sriram (RMIT) begins his two-year term as president of Science and Technology Australia.



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