Audit, Risk and Finance Committee Member of the Australian Council of Learned Academies Limited, Appointed May 2018
Former archaeologist/anthropologist Prof. Emeritus 2000 (U. Calif. Davis) John is the Secretary General of the Association of Asian Social Science Research Councils, President of ANU Sport and President of the ANU Cricket Club. His primary research interest has been the initial Pleistocene human colonisation of previously uninhabited continents and the immediate and eventual consequences for the endemic biota and the human colonisers.
Vale Dr John Beaton
It is with great sadness that ACOLA recognises the passing of Dr John Beaton, Chair and member of the ACOLA Secretariat Board. John has been a longstanding member of ACOLA and made significant contributions to the organisation from its beginnings in the National Academies Forum through to the organisation ACOLA is today.