TRI Auditorium & Zoom

2022 Game Changer Series Seminar #1 

Join us for the first instalment of the TRI Game Changer Series for 2022 as we invite Queensland University of Technology Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Margaret Sheil AO to discuss 'Looking towards 2032: Challenges emerging from the pandemic, and opportunities for academic research with a focus on funding from alternative sources'.

Professor Margaret Sheil AO was appointed Vice-Chancellor and President of QUT in February 2018, having previously been Provost at The University of Melbourne (2012-2017) and Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Research Council (2007-2012).

Professor Sheil has been an academic in chemistry and held a number of senior roles at the University of Wollongong, including as Dean of Science and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research). She is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (AAS), the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE), the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI), and the Australian and New Zealand Society for Mass Spectrometry (ANZSMS).

Professor Sheil is Chair of the Board of the Queensland Museum Network, Deputy Chair of the Board of Universities Australia, the lead Vice-Chancellor for Research and Innovation for Universities Australia, and a member of the Australian Space Agency Advisory Group.

She was a Director of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) from 2015-2019, and the Advisory Board for Coursera from 2013-2016. She was a member of the Prime Minister’s Science, Innovation and Engineering Council, the National Research Infrastructure Council and the Cooperative Research Centres Committee from 2007-2012.

In 2017 Professor Sheil was made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for her distinguished service to science and higher education as an academic and administrator, through significant contributions to the national research landscape, and to performance standards. Professor Sheil holds a Bachelor of Science and a PhD in Physical Chemistry from The University of New South Wales and was presented with the Science and Technology Alumni Award from UNSW in 2016.

Presenter: Professor Margaret Sheil AO, Queensland University of Technology 
Date: Tuesday 24th May 2022
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Venue: TRI Auditorium & Online
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