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
Interim  HDR CoordinatorDr Grant Palmer
Interim  HDR CoordinatorAssociate Professor Robyn Brandenburg 
Interim  HDR CoordinatorAssociate Professor Madhu Chetty
Interim  HDR CoordinatorDr Louisa Lam
Interim  HDR CoordinatorCarole Wilson
Elected members
One Federation University Australia HDR studentOlutope Arinola Akinnibosun
(term ends 31/12/2023) 
Two Research Centre Directorsvacant
One Research Advisorvacant
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 (244kb)
14 July
30 June
15 September
10.30am-12.30pm Teams Thursday
1 September
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