The Academic Board is the principal academic advisory body to Senate and is established under the University of Queensland Act 1998. The Board advises Senate and the Vice-Chancellor on all matters relating to and affecting the University’s teaching, research and educational programs.

The role and function of the Academic Board are set out under the PPL 1.30.03 Academic Board. The Academic Board operates under the Standing Orders of the Academic Board.

The Academic Board and its committees are part of the University's current governance structure. 

Effective date: 9 October 2017

Meeting Date and Time
Academic Board 2018/01 Monday, 5 February 2018, 09:00
Academic Board 2018/02 Monday, 26 March 2018, 09:00
Academic Board 2018/03 Monday, 21 May 2018, 09:00
Academic Board 2018/04 Monday, 9 July 2018, 09:00
Academic Board 2018/05 Monday, 27 August 2018, 09:00
Academic Board 2018/06 Monday, 15 October 2018, 09:00
Academic Board 2018/07 Monday, 3 December 2018, 09:00
Category Role Title Name Surname Unit/Affiliation
Ex officio President of the Board (Chairperson) Professor Peter Adams  
Ex officio Deputy President of the Board Professor Karen Benson  
Ex officio Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Høj  
Ex officio Provost Professor Aidan Byrne  
Ex officio Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Bronwyn Harch Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research)
Ex officio Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Joanne Wright Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
Ex officio Deputy Vice-Chancellor Mr Rongyu Li (Acting) Deputy Vice-Chancellor (External Engagement)
Ex officio Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Tim Dunne Pro-Vice-Chancellor
Ex officio Pro-Vice-Chancellor Ms Jennifer Karlson Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Advancement)
Ex officio Pro-Vice-Chancellor Mr Rongyu Li Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Future Students)
Ex officio Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Bronwyn Fredericks Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement)
Ex officio Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Joe Shapter Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure)
Ex officio Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Mohan Krishnamoorthy Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Partnerships)
Ex officio Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Alastair McEwan Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Training) and Dean, Graduate School
Ex officio Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Mark Blows Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Ex officio Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Doune Macdonald Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning)
Ex officio Executive Dean of Faculty Professor Andrew Griffiths Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
Ex officio Executive Dean of Faculty Professor Vicki Chen Faculty of Engineering, Arcitecture and Information Technology
Ex officio Executive Dean of Faculty Professor Bruce Abernethy Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Ex officio Executive Dean of Faculty Professor Heather Zwicker Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Ex officio Executive Dean of Faculty Professor Geoff McColl Faculty of Medicine
Ex officio Executive Dean of Faculty Professor Melissa Brown Faculty of Science
Ex officio Associate Dean (Academic) Professor Polly Parker Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
Ex officio Associate Dean (Academic) Associate Professor Peter Sutton Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
Ex officio Associate Dean (Academic) Professor Sarah Roberts-Thomson Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Ex officio Associate Dean (Academic) Professor Julie Duck Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Ex officio Associate Dean (Academic) Professor Nick Shaw Faculty of Medicine
Ex officio Associate Dean (Academic) Professor Michael Drinkwater Faculty of Science
Ex officio Associate Dean (Research) Professor Victor Callan Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
Ex officio Associate Dean (Research) Professor Stuart Crozier Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
Ex officio Associate Dean (Research) Professor Christina Lee Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Ex officio Associate Dean (Research) Professor Annemaree Carroll Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Ex officio Associate Dean (Research) Professor Elizabeth Eakin Faculty of Medicine
Ex officio Associate Dean (Research) Professor Christine Beveridge Faculty of Science
Ex officio Associate Dean (Clinical) Professor Gerald Holtmann One UQ – Health
Ex officio Medical Dean Professor Stuart Carney Faculty of Medicine
Ex officio Head of School Professor Julie Cogin BEL - School of Business
Ex officio Head of School Professor Patrick Parkinson BEL - School of Law
Ex officio Head of School Professor Cameron Bruhn EAIT - School of Architecture
Ex officio Head of School Professor Peter Halley EAIT - School of Chemical Engineering
Ex officio Head of School Professor Simon Washington EAIT - School of Civil Engineering
Ex officio Head of School Professor Ross McAree EAIT - School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering
Ex officio Head of School Professor Pauline Ford HABS - School of Dentistry
Ex officio Head of School Professor Andrew Cresswell HABS - School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences
Ex officio Head of School Professor Helen McCutcheon HABS - School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
Ex officio Head of School Professor Peter Little HABS - School of Pharmacy
Ex officio Head of School Professor Jason Jacobs HASS - School of Communication and Arts
Ex officio Head of School Associate Professor Katie Makar (Acting) HASS - School of Education
Ex officio Head of School Professor Megan Cassidy-Welch HASS - School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry
Ex officio Head of School Professor Michael Haugh HASS - School of Languages and Cultures
Ex officio Head of School Dr Liam Viney (Acting) HASS - School of Music
Ex officio Head of School Associate Professor Richard Devetak HASS - School of Political Science and International Studies
Ex officio Head of School Professor Gregory Marston HASS - School of Social Science
Ex officio Head of School Professor Kaye Basford Medicine - School of Biomedical Sciences
Ex officio Head of School Professor Charles Gilks Medicine - School of Public Health
Ex officio Head of School Professor Daniel Zizzo School of Economics
Ex officio Head of School Professor Louise Hickson School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Ex officio Head of School Professor Michael Bruenig School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
Ex officio Head of School Professor Virginia Slaughter School of Psychology
Ex officio Head of School Professor Nigel Perkins School of Veterinary Science
Ex officio Head of School Professor Neal Menzies Science - School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Ex officio Head of School Professor Margaret Mayfield Science - School of Biological Sciences
Ex officio Head of School Professor Paul Young Science - School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
Ex officio Head of School Professor Jonathan Aitchison Science - School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Ex officio Head of School Professor Joseph Grotowski Science - School of Mathematics and Physics
Ex officio Director of Institute Professor Alan Rowan Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology
Ex officio Director of Institute Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg Global Change Institute
Ex officio Director of Institute Professor Brandon Wainwright Institute for Molecular Bioscience
Ex officio Director of Institute Professor Mark Western Institute for Social Science Research
Ex officio Director of Institute Professor John Prins Mater Research Institute — UQ
Ex officio Director of Institute Professor Robert Henry Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
Ex officio Director of Institute Professor Pankaj Sah Queensland Brain Institute
Ex officio Director of Institute Professor Neville Plint Sustainable Minerals Institute
Ex officio Other Mr Robert Moffatt AM Chief Information Officer
Ex officio Other Mr Julian Wilson Director, Institute for Continuing and TESOL Education
Ex officio Other Mr Andrew Lee Director, Student Affairs
Ex officio Other Mr Jeremy Lwin President, University of Queensland Union
Ex officio Other Associate Professor Andrew Bonnell President, UQ Branch of the NTEU
Ex officio Other Ms Annette McNicol Univesity Librarian
Elected Professorial (2016 - 2018) Professor Brenda Gannon Centre for the Business and Economics of Health
Elected Professorial (2016 - 2018) Professor Jennifer Stow Institute for Molecular Bioscience
Elected Professorial (2016 - 2018) Professor Hamish McGowan School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Elected Professorial (2016 - 2018) Professor Brian Lovell School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
Elected Professorial (2016 - 2018) Professor Nick Gaskell School of Law
Elected Professorial (2016 - 2018) Professor Nancy Pachana School of Psychology
Elected Professorial (2017 - 2019) Professor Debra Bernhardt Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology
Elected Professorial (2017 - 2019) Professor Rob Capon Institute for Molecular Bioscience
Elected Professorial (2017 - 2019) Professor Helen Ross School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Elected Professorial (2017 - 2019) Professor Gary Schenk School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
Elected Professorial (2017 - 2019) Professor Hal Gurgenci School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering
Elected Professorial (2017 - 2019) Professor Maher Gandhi UQ Diamantina Institute
Elected Professorial (2018 - 2020) Professor Chen Chen School of Biomedical Sciences
Elected Professorial (2018 - 2020) Professor Peta Ashworth School of Chemical Engineering
Elected Professorial (2018 - 2020) Professor Tom Baldock School of Civil Engineering
Elected Professorial (2018 - 2020) Professor Flavio Menezes School of Economics
Elected Professorial (2018 - 2020) Professor Greg Hainge School of Languages and Cultures
Elected Professorial (2018 - 2020) Professor Katharine Gelber School of Political Science and International Studies
Elected Professorial (2018 - 2020) Professor Lynda Cheshire School of Social Science
Elected Non-Professorial (2016 - 2018) Dr Jill Fernandes Centre for Animal Science
Elected Non-Professorial (2016 - 2018) Associate Professor Nicole Gillespie School of Business
Elected Non-Professorial (2016 - 2018) Dr Liza O’Moore School of Civil Engineering
Elected Non-Professorial (2016 - 2018) Associate Professor Stephanie Hanrahan School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences
Elected Non-Professorial (2016 - 2018) Dr Paul Harpur School of Law
Elected Non-Professorial (2016 - 2018) Dr Michael Bromley School of Mathematics and Physics
Elected Non-Professorial (2016 - 2018) Associate Professor Raymond Steptoe UQ Diamantina Institute
Elected Non-Professorial (2017 - 2019) Associate Professor Victor Galea School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Elected Non-Professorial (2017 - 2019) Associate Professor Mark Turner School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Elected Non-Professorial (2017 - 2019) Dr Lisa Kaminskas School of Biomedical Sciences
Elected Non-Professorial (2017 - 2019) Associate Professor Jack Clegg School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
Elected Non-Professorial (2017 - 2019) Associate Professor Tony Roberts School of Mathematics and Physics
Elected Non-Professorial (2018 - 2020) Dr Till Weinhold ARC Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems
Elected Non-Professorial (2018 - 2020) Associate Professor Lydia Kavanagh Faculty of EAIT
Elected Non-Professorial (2018 - 2020) Associate Professor Yunxia Zhu School of Business
Elected Non-Professorial (2018 - 2020) Dr Geoff Wilkes School of Languages and Cultures
Elected Non-Professorial (2018 - 2020) Associate Professor Jorgen Rasmussen School of Mathematics and Physics
Elected Non-Professorial (2018 - 2020) Associate Professor Diann Eley School of Medicine
Elected Non-Professorial (2018 - 2020) Associate Professor Antje Blumenthal UQ Diamantina Institute
Elected Student (2018) Mr Phillip Janowicz Postgraduate student
Elected Student (2018) Mr Kaiyin Wu Undergraduate Student
Elected Student (2018) Mr Robert Thomas Undergraduate student
Elected Student (2018)       Vacant
Elected Student (2018)       Vacant
Appointed Director of a University centre Professor David Abramson Director, Research Computing Centre
Observer Observer Mr Andrew Betts Chief Financial Officer
Observer Observer Mr Greg Pringle Chief Operating Officer
Observer Observer Ms Glenda Jacobs Director, Academic Administration
Observer Observer Dr Jessica Gallagher Director, Global Engagement and Entrepreneurship
Observer Observer Dr Tony Arklay Director, Health Services
Observer Observer Dr Alister Jury Director, Human Resources Services
Observer Observer Ms Alison Jenkins Director, International Marketing, Recruitment and Admissions
Observer Observer Mr Steven Dickson Director, Property and Facilities
Observer Observer Mr Joe McLean Director, Research Partnerships
Observer Observer Ms Helen Morahan Director, Student Administration
Observer Observer Ms Kelly Robinson Executive Director, Strategic Marketing and Communications
Observer Observer Mr Stephen Foley Representative, Heads of Colleges
Observer Observer Imam Aslam Hussain Representative, UQ Multi-Faith Chaplaincy Services
Secretariat Secretary Mr Mark Erickson Academic Registrar
Secretariat Assistant Secretary Mr Diego Rodriguez Team Leader, Academic Policy and Programs

Agendas, minutes and annual reports are available to Academic Board members and UQ staff on Academic Board SharePoint site.

Contacts:

Academic Board Office:

Level 4 J.D. Story Building 
The University of Queensland 
St Lucia QLD 4072
+61 7 336 51320