ACDS Annual General Meeting and Conference October 2021

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The AGM and Conference for Science Deans will be held online on Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th October.

The program will bring together invited speakers and Science Deans to consider the imperatives of Science leadership in a time of unprecedented challenges and change.

Speakers and topics include:

Policy and Financial Challenges Facing Australian Universities Prof Frank Larkins, Hon Prof Fellow, University of Melbourne

 In defense of basic research – Prof Iain Young, Dean Science, University of Sydney

The future of science in Australian universities – Prof Aidan Byrne, Provost, University of Queensland

Science and Innovation: Promoting the role of Research Hubs and Training Centres

Australian University Science on the Global Stage: Trends, Scenarios, and Shifting Student Preferences –  Jonathan Chew, Head, Strategic Insights and Analytics, Navitas

3 Deans –   Panel presentations and Audience Q&A, expounding on key issues  confronting those responsible for science in Australian universities –  Prof Emma Johnson, Dean Science, UNSW; Prof Eileen McLaughlin, Exec Dean Sci, Med, Health, Wollongong; Prof Troy Farrell, Exec Dean Science, QUT  

Learning and Teaching in Science –   Showcasing developments and initiatives including the ACDS T&L Resource Repository, Indigenous Science

The full program is available here.