The review of the research training system will engage higher education and research institutions, peak bodies, industry, and government agencies in order to identify opportunities to improve Australia’s research training system and deliver evidence-based findings to inform government policy.
Review of Australia Research Training System, launched by Federal Minister for Education and Training, Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham during his speech at the Knowledge Nation Summit in Sydney on Thursday 14 April 2016, is now available:
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 Michael Barber FAA FTSE – Chair, ACOLA Securing Australia’s Future Program Steering Committee; former Vice Chancellor, Flinders University
Professor Majella Franzmann FAHA – former Pro Vice Chancellor, Humanities, Curtin University
Emeritus Professor Cindy Gallois FASSA – Emeritus Professor of Psychology, University of Queensland
Professor Stephen Garton FAHA FASSA – Provost and Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Sydney
Professor Jim McCluskey FAA - Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research), University of Melbourne
Professor Robyn Owens FTSE – Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research), University of Western Australia
Media release annoucing The Hon Christopher Pyne MP, 20 May 2015, can be viewed here
Letter from ACOLA President Dr Alan Finkel AO, 26 May 2015 can be viewed here.
Media release announcing EWG appointment, 9 July 2015 can be viewed here.