Research Training System Review Expert Working Group Appointed
ACOLA today has issued a media release announcing the appointment of the Expert Working Group for the Research Training System Review.
The Australian Council of Learned Academies has appointed the Expert Working Group to conduct the review of the Research Training System, as announced by the Minister for Education and Training in May 2015.
The members of the EWG are:
Mr John McGagh FTSE (Chair) – Chair, Institute of Chemical Engineers Australia; former Global Head of Innovation, Rio Tinto
Professor Helene Marsh FAA FTSE (Deputy Chair) – Dean, Graduate Research, James Cook University
Professor Mark Western FASSA (Deputy Chair) – Director, Institute of Social Science Research, University of Queensland
Professor Jim McCluskey FAA – Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research), University of Melbourne
Professor Stephen Garton FAHA FASSA – Provost and Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Sydney
Professor Majella Franzmann FAHA – former Pro Vice Chancellor, Humanities, Curtin University
Emeritus Professor Cindy Gallois FASSA – Emeritus Professor of Psychology, University of Queensland
Professor Robyn Owens FTSE – Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research), University of Western Australia
Professor Michael Barber FAA FTSE – Chair, ACOLA Securing Australia’s Future Program Steering Committee; former Vice Chancellor, Flinders University
The review is being supported by a project team from the Australian Academy of Science and the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering. The EWG will meet in the coming weeks and will shortly call for written submissions from interested parties. This will be followed by a period of consultations in various locations around Australia. Further details will be made available via the ACOLA website acola.org.au.