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Professor Alex McBratney

Professor Alex McBratneyFAA Alex McBratney is a world-renowned soil scientist. He is Director of the Sydney Institute of Agriculture and Professor of Digital Agriculture and Soil Science. He holds BSc, PhD and DSc degrees in soil science from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, and the DScAgr degree from the University of Sydney for research…

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Professor Linda Botterill

Professor Linda BotterillFASSA Linda Botterill, FASSA is Professor in Australian Politics and Head of the Canberra School of Politics, Economics & Society at the University of Canberra. She is a political scientist working in the areas of Australian politics, and public policy theory.  The main focus of her work is the role of values in…

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Laureate Professor Ingrid Scheffer

Laureate Professor Ingrid SchefferAO MB BS PhD FRACP FAES FAHMS FAA FRS Research Committee Member of the Australian Council of Learned Academies Limited, November 2019. Laureate Professor Ingrid Scheffer AO is a physician-scientist whose work as a paediatric neurologist and epileptologist at the University of Melbourne and Austin Health has led the field of epilepsy…

Professor Alex Brown

Professor Alex BrownFAHMS Professor Alex Brown is a medical doctor and researcher and has led the Aboriginal Research Unit at SAHMRI since July 2012. Prior to joining SAHMRI, Professor Brown managed the local Centre for Disease Control in Alice Springs, controlling outbreaks of disease, immunisation programs and the surveillance of disease, before starting in research…

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Distinguished Professor Sean Ulm

Distinguished Professor Sean UlmFSA FAHA Professor Sean Ulm is Distinguished Professor Promotional Chair of the College of Arts, Society & Education at James Cook University. He is Deputy Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage. Professor Ulm was a member of the Excellence in Research for Australia Humanities and Creatives…

Professor Alan Andersen

Professor Alan AndersenFAA Professor Andersen a Professorial Fellow at the Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods at Charles Darwin University. Prior to this, he was a Chief Research Scientist with the CSIRO Land & Water Flagship, and Officer-in-Charge of CSIRO’s Tropical Ecosystems Research Centre in Darwin for 16 years. Professor Andersen is internationally recognised…

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Emeritus Professor Lesley Rogers

Emeritus Professor Lesley RogersFAA Lesley Rogers was Professor of Neuroscience and Animal Behaviour at the University of New England (1993-2007) and is now an Emeritus Professor. She has made outstanding contributions to understanding brain development and behaviour. She discovered lateralization in the chick forebrain, when lateralization was still believed to be a unique feature of…

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Professor Annabelle Duncan

Professor Annabelle DuncanPSM FTSE Professor Annabelle Duncan was the Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer of the University of New England (UNE) until July 2019. She joined UNE in September 2010, initially as Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and then as Deputy Vice-Chancellor before being appointed as Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer in 2014. Professor Duncan currently chairs…

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Distinguished Professor Stewart Lockie

Professor Stewart LockieFASSA Professor Stewart Lockie is a Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Director of the Cairns Institute at James Cook University. Professor Lockie is an environmental sociologist whose research addresses environmental governance and risk in a variety of contexts including climate change, biodiversity conservation, agriculture and food security, the greening of consumption practices, and…

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Ryan Winn

Ryan Winn Chief Executive Officer, ACOLA Director, ACOLA Ryan winn is the Chief Executive Officer and Director at the Australian Council of Learned Academies. Ryan joined ACOLA in September 2019. Ryan brings nearly two decades of experience running strategy policy, research and program areas across various Australian Government departments to ACOLA. During that time, his…