Research Higher Degrees Committee

Membership 2021

Position on committeeName
Chair Associate Professor Wendy Wright
(term ends 31/12/2022) 
Deputy Chair Associate Professor Damian Morgan
(one-year term ends 31/12/2021) 
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 Fadi Charchar
Associate Dean (Research Training)Associate Professor Wendy Wright
Associate Deans (Research)
School of ArtsAssociate Professor Jeremy Smith
School of EducationAssociate Professor Robyn Brandenburg
School of Science, Psychology and SportProfessor David Piedrafita
School of HealthProfessor Simon Cooper
School of Engineering, Information Technology and Physical SciencesProfessor Manzur Murshed
Federation Business School Associate Professor Abdel Halabi
Elected members
One Federation University Australia HDR studentSayani Dey
(term ends 31/12/2021) 
Co-opted members
Director, Research Innovation and EnterpriseMs Amy Hunter
Team Leader, Higher Degrees by Research Ms Rebekah Bailey
Graduate Program CoordinatorDr Robert Watson
HDR Coordinators (co-opted members) 
School of ArtsDr Simon Cooper
School of EducationDr Sharon McDonough
School of Science, Psychology and SportDr Grant Palmer
School of HealthDr Louisa Lam
School of Engineering, Information Technology and Physical SciencesAssociate Professor Madhu Chetty
Federation Business SchoolDr Rachel Taylor

2021 meetings

MonthDateTimeLocation Agenda paper deadline (4.00 pm) Agenda
(members only)
Minutes
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

Teams

Fri 16 April  
JuneThu 17 10.30am-12.30pmTeamsFri 4 June  
AugustThu 19 10.30am-12.30pm to be confirmed Fri 6 August  
OctoberThu 14 10.30am-12.30pm to be confirmed Fri 1 Oct   
NovemberThu 18 10.30am-12.30pm to be confirmed  Fri 5 Nov 

Contact

Executive Officer
Emily Hearnshaw, Research Services
Phone: +61 3 5327 6173
Email: e.hearnshaw@federation.edu.au

Past meetings

2020 meetings

MonthDateTimeLocation Agenda paper deadline (4.00 pm) Agenda
(members only)
Minutes
February Thu 13 10.30am-12.30pm Council Room,
Mt Helen and videoconference Room 2W263 Gippsland and 901_245 Berwick
Wed 5 Feb

RHDC1/20 - Agenda and Papers (6Mb)

RHDC1/20 - Minutes (215kb)

May     Thu 21 10.30am-12.30pm

Microsoft Teams

Fri 8 May RHDC2/20 - Agenda and Papers (pdf 4.3mb)RHDC2/20 - Minutes (pdf 152kb)
June Thu 11 10.30am-12.30pm Not held 
AugustThu 13 10.30am-12.30pm Microsoft Teams Fri 31 Jul RHDC4/20 - Agenda and Papers (pdf 2.3mb)RHDC4/20 - Minutes - Unconfirmed (pdf 194kb)
OctoberThu 15 10.30am-12.30pm Council Room, Mt Helen and videoconference Room 2W263 Gippsland and 901_245 Berwick Fri 2 Oct RHDC5/20 - Agenda and Papers (pdf 3mb)RHDC5-20 - Minutes (pdf 196kb)
NovemberThu 19 10.30am-12.30pm Council Room, Mt Helen and videoconference Room 2W263 Gippsland and 901_245 Berwick   Fri 6 NovRHDC6/20 - Agenda and Papers (pdf 1.5mb)RHDC6-20 - Minutes - Unconfirmed (pdf 193kb)