Research Higher Degrees Committee

Membership 2022

Position on committeeName
Chair Professor Wendy Wright
(term ends 31/12/2022) 
Deputy Chair Associate Professor Andrew Barton
(one-year term ends 31/12/2022) 
Ex officio members 
Chair, Academic Board  Associate Professor Elisa Zentveld
(term ends 31/12/2022) 
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) Professor Chris Hutchison
Dean, Graduate Research SchoolProfessor Wendy Wright
Associate Dean (Research Training Partnerships)Associate Professor Andrew Barton
One Director, Future Regions Research Centre (or nominee) 
One Director, Health Innovation and Transformation Centre (or nominee) 
One Director, Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation (or nominee) 
One Director, Centre for New Energy Research (or nominee) 
One Director, Collaborative Evaluation Research Group (or nominee) 
HDR CoordinatorDr Evita March (HDRC)
HDR CoordinatorDr Richard Bradbury (HDRC)
HDR CoordinatorAssociate Professor Madhu Chetty
HDR CoordinatorCarole Wilson
Elected members
One Federation University Australia HDR studentOlutope Arinola Akinnibosun
(term ends 31/12/2023) 
One Research AdvisorAssociate Professor Jeremy Smith
Co-opted members
Director, Research Innovation and EnterpriseAmy Hunter
Team Leader, Higher Degrees by Research Rebekah Bailey
Graduate Program CoordinatorDr Robert Watson

2022 meetings

MeetingDateTimeLocation Agenda paper deadline (4.00 pm) Agenda
(members only)
1/22 Thursday
10 March
10.30am-12.30pm Teams Thursday
24 February
RHDC 1/22 Agenda and Papers (2.9mb)RHDC 1/22 Minutes (230kb)
CM 1/22March-via circular-RHDC CM 1/22 Agenda and Papers (64kb)-

Thursday     12 May



28 April
RHDC 2/22 Agenda and Papers (2.1mb)RHDC 2/22 Minutes (290kb)
14 July
30 June
RHDC 3/22 Agenda and Papers (1.4mb)RHDC 3/22 Minutes (234kb)
15 September
10.30am-12.30pm Teams Thursday
1 September
RHDC 4/22 Agenda and Papers (873kb)RHDC 4/22 Minutes (120kb)
10 November
10.30am-12.30pm Teams Thursday
27 October

Past meetings

2021 meetings

MonthDateTimeLocation Agenda paper deadline (4.00 pm) Agenda
(members only)
February Thu 11 10.30am-12.30pm Teams Fri 29 JanRHDC1/21 Agenda and Papers (1.4mb)

RHDC1/21 Minutes - Unconfirmed (pdf 230kb)

RHDC1/21 Actions (pdf 196kb)

April Thu 29 10.30am-12.30pm


Fri 16 AprilRHDC2/21 Agenda and Papers (pdf 3mb)

RHDC2/21 Minutes - Unconfirmed (pdf 204kb)

RHDC2/21 Actions (pdf 190kb)

JuneThu 17 10.30am-12.30pmTeamsFri 4 June

RHDC3/21 Agenda and Papers

(pdf 3.9mb)

RHDC3/21 - Minutes - Unconfirmed (pdf153kb)

RHDC3/21 - Actions (pdf117kb)

CR1/21 - Minutes (pdf 116kb)

AugustThu 19 10.30am-12.30pm Teams Fri 6 AugustRHDC4/21 - Agenda and Papers (pdf 2mb)

RHDC4/21 - Minutes -  (pdf155kb)

RHDC4/21 - Actions (pdf117kb)

October meeting 5/21 is cancelled.Thu 14 10.30am-12.30pm Teams Fri 1 Oct Cancelled-
NovemberThu 18 10.30am-12.30pm Teams  Fri 5 NovRHDC6/21 Agenda and Papers (pdf, 1.8MB)RHDC6/21 - Minutes  
pdf 148kb)
Circulatory meeting - DecemberThu 23-via circular-RHDC CM 2/21 - Agenda (pdf, 107kb)RHDC CM2/21 - Minutes (pdf, 104kb)


Executive Officer
Dr Daria Soldatenko, Academic Secretariat, Governance and Strategy
Phone: +61 3 5327 6173