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Professor Susan Dodds appointed to ARC Advisory Committee

Professor Susan Dodds appointed to ARC Advisory Committee


12 July 2022

Professor Susan Dodds appointed to ARC Advisory Committee

The Australian Research Council (ARC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ms Judi Zielke has welcomed the appointment of Professor Susan Dodds to the ARC Advisory Committee by the Minister for Education.

The Committee provides expert insight and advice to the CEO on the ARC’s strategic agenda and functions, and is comprised of leaders from across universities, industry and government.

“Professor Dodds will bring a valuable perspective to the ARC Advisory Committee, and I look forward to working with the Committee,” said the Hon Jason Clare MP, Minister for Education.

“I am excited to be a part of shaping the future of the ARC,” Professor Dodds said. “The ARC is integral to Australia’s research landscape, and I welcome this unique opportunity to contribute to the work of the Advisory Committee.”

“Input from the ARC Advisory Committee members is vital to the effective operations of the ARC and I greatly welcome working with experts across the higher education and research sector, and those with industry and end-user experience,” Ms Zielke said.

“I look forward to continuing to work with the Committee and receiving its strategic advice regarding governance, reform, and maximising the benefits of ARC funded research for all Australians.” 

Professor Susan Dodds is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Industry Engagement) and Professor of Philosophy, La Trobe University. She is a philosopher and was elected a Fellow of the Academy of the Humanities in 2021. Professor Dodds joins the independent Chair, Professor Chris Moran, and other distinguished members in time for the Committee’s first meeting in July 2022.

For more information about the committee visit the Australian Research Council website.

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