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

 

*As at 5 November 2021

2023 meeting dates 

Meeting                                Date and Time                           
Academic Board 2023/01Friday 3 March 2023, 10.00am
Academic Board 2023/02Friday 28 April 2023, 10.00am
Academic Board 2023/03Friday 9 June 2023, 10.00am
Academic Board 2023/04Friday 4 August 2023, 10.00am
Academic Board 2023/AFriday 8 September 2023, 10.00am (contingency meeting)
Academic Board 2023/05Friday 6 October 2023, 10.00am
Academic Board 2023/06Friday 17 November 2023, 10.00am

Membership Category

Role

Title

Name

Surname

Unit/affiliation

Ex officioPresident of the Board (Chairperson)ProfessorCraigFranklin 
Ex officioDeputy President of the BoardProfessorLydiaKavanagh 
Ex officioVice-ChancellorProfessorDeborahTerry 
Ex officioProvostProfessorAidanByrne 
Ex officioDeputy ProvostProfessorPaulineFordDeputy Provost
Ex officioDeputy Vice-ChancellorProfessorMarkBlowsDeputy Vice Chancellor (Research and Innovation)
Ex officioDeputy Vice-ChancellorProfessorKrisRyanDeputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
Ex officioDeputy Vice-ChancellorMrRongyuLiDeputy Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement)
Ex officioPro-Vice-ChancellorMsJenniferKarlson

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Advancement)

Ex officioPro-Vice-ChancellorMrBrettLovegrovePro-Vice-Chancellor (Global Partnerships)
Ex officioPro-Vice-ChancellorProfessorBronwynFredericksPro-Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement)
Ex officio

Pro-Vice-Chancellor 

ProfessorPaulBonningtonPro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure)
Ex officioPro-Vice-ChancellorProfessorAlastairMcEwanPro-Vice-Chancellor (Researcher Development)
Ex officioPro-Vice-Chancellor  VacantPro-Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Ex officioPro-Vice-Chancellor ProfessorDouneMacdonaldPro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning)
Ex officioExecutive Dean of FacultyProfessorAndrewGriffithsFaculty of Business, Economics and Law
Ex officioExecutive Dean of FacultyProfessorAleksandarRakic (Acting)Faculty of Engineering, Arcitecture and Information Technology
Ex officioExecutive Dean of FacultyProfessorBruceAbernethyFaculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Ex officioExecutive Dean of FacultyProfessorHeatherZwickerFaculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Ex officioExecutive Dean of FacultyProfessorGeoffMcCollFaculty of Medicine
Ex officioExecutive Dean of FacultyProfessorMelissaBrownFaculty of Science
Ex officioDean, Graduate SchoolAssociate ProfessorPierreBenckendorff (Acting)Graduate School
Ex officioAssociate Dean (Academic)ProfessorPollyParkerFaculty of Business, Economics and Law
Ex officioAssociate Dean (Academic)Associate ProfessorLizaO'MooreFaculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
Ex officioAssociate Dean (Academic)ProfessorBlakeMcKimmieFaculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Ex officioAssociate Dean (Academic)ProfessorJulieDuckFaculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Ex officioAssociate Dean (Academic)ProfessorNickShawFaculty of Medicine
Ex officioAssociate Dean (Academic)Associate ProfessorLouiseKuchel (Acting)Faculty of Science
Ex officioAssociate Dean (Research)ProfessorMartie-LouiseVerreynneFaculty of Business, Economics and Law
Ex officioAssociate Dean (Research)ProfessorMatthewDarguschFaculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
Ex officioAssociate Dean (Research)ProfessorGregoryMonteithFaculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Ex officioAssociate Dean (Research)ProfessorAnnemareeCarrollFaculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Ex officioAssociate Dean (Research)ProfessorKarenMoritzFaculty of Medicine
Ex officioAssociate Dean (Research)ProfessorAvrilRobertson (Interim)Faculty of Science
Ex officioAssociate Dean (Clinical)ProfessorGeraldHoltmannOne UQ – Health
Ex officioMedical DeanProfessorStuartCarneyFaculty of Medicine
Ex officioHead of School ProfessorBrentRitchieBEL - School of Business
Ex officioHead of SchoolProfessorDanielZizzoBEL - School of Economics
Ex officioHead of SchoolProfessorRickBigwoodBEL - School of Law
Ex officioHead of SchoolProfessorCameronBruhnEAIT - School of Architecture
Ex officioHead of SchoolProfessorJustinCooper-WhiteEAIT - School of Chemical Engineering
Ex officioHead of SchoolProfessorTom BaldockEAIT - School of Civil Engineering
Ex officioHead of SchoolProfessorMichaelBruenigEAIT - School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
Ex officioHead of SchoolProfessorRossMcAreeEAIT - School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering
Ex officioHead of SchoolProfessorSasoIvanovskiHABS - School of Dentistry
Ex officioHead of SchoolProfessorSandyBrauerHABS - School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Ex officioHead of SchoolProfessorJohnCairneyHABS - School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences
Ex officioHead of SchoolProfessorKarenHealy (Acting)HABS - School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
Ex officioHead of SchoolProfessorSarahRoberts-ThomsonHABS - School of Pharmacy
Ex officioHead of SchoolProfessorVirginiaSlaughterHABS - School of Psychology
Ex officioHead of SchoolProfessorBronwynLeaHASS - School of Communication and Arts
Ex officioHead of SchoolProfessorTishaMorrellHASS - School of Education
Ex officioHead of SchoolProfessorLisaFeatherstoneHASS - School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry
Ex officioHead of SchoolProfessorGregHaingeHASS - School of Languages and Cultures
Ex officioHead of SchoolProfessorLiamViney HASS - School of Music
Ex officioHead of SchoolProfessorKatharineGelberHASS - School of Political Science and International Studies
Ex officioHead of SchoolProfessorLyndaCheshireHASS - School of Social Science
Ex officioHead of SchoolProfessorElizabethCoulsonMedicine - School of Biomedical Sciences
Ex officioHead of SchoolProfessorElizabethEakinMedicine - School of Public Health
Ex officioHead of SchoolProfessorMelissaFitzgerald (Interim)Science - School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Ex officioHead of SchoolProfessorSteveChenoweth (Interim)Science - School of Biological Sciences
Ex officioHead of SchoolProfessorJamesDe VossScience - School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
Ex officioHead of SchoolProfessorPatrickMossScience - School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Ex officioHead of SchoolProfessorJosephGrotowskiScience - School of Mathematics and Physics
Ex officioHead of SchoolProfessorNigelPerkinsScience - School of Veterinary Science
Ex officioDirector of InstituteProfessorAlanRowanAustralian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology
Ex officioDirector of InstituteProfessorIanHendersonInstitute for Molecular Bioscience
Ex officioDirector of InstituteProfessorLisa McDaidInstitute for Social Science Research
Ex officioDirector of InstituteProfessorKarenBensonInstitute for Teaching and Learning Innovation
Ex officioDirector of InstituteProfessorMaherGandhiMater Research Institute — UQ
Ex officioDirector of InstituteProfessorMatthewMorellQueensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
Ex officioDirector of InstituteProfessorPankajSahQueensland Brain Institute
Ex officioDirector of InstituteProfessorRickValenta (Acting)Sustainable Minerals Institute
Ex officioOtherMrAndrewFlanneryChief Operating Officer
Ex officioOtherMrJulianWilsonDirector, Institute for Continuing and TESOL Education
Ex officioOtherMrAndrewLeeDirector, Student Affairs
Ex officioOtherAssociate ProfessorAndrewBonnellPresident, UQ Branch of the NTEU
Ex officioOtherMrRichardLeePresident, UQ Union
Ex officioOtherMsCarolineWilliamsUniversity Librarian
Ex officioOtherMrRowanSaltChief Information Officer
ElectedProfessorial (2021 - 2023)ProfessorTraceyBundaAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit
ElectedProfessorial (2021 - 2023)ProfessorPetaAshworthAndrew Liveris Academy for Innocation and Leadership
ElectedProfessorial (2021 - 2023)ProfessorGraemeOrrBEL - School of Law
ElectedProfessorial (2021 - 2023)ProfessorLongbinHuangCentre for Mined Land Rehabilitation
ElectedProfessorial (2021 - 2023)ProfessorDiannEleyFaculty of Medicine
ElectedProfessorial (2021 - 2023)ProfessorAlphaYapInstitute for Molecular Biosciences
ElectedProfessorial (2021 - 2023)  Vacant 
ElectedProfessorial (2022 - 2024)ProfessorAminAbboshEAIT - School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
ElectedProfessorial (2022 - 2024)ProfessorNancyPachanaHABS - School of Psychology
ElectedProfessorial (2022 - 2024)ProfessorPaulHenmanHASS - School of Social Sciences
ElectedProfessorial (2022 - 2024)ProfessorKarenThorpeInstitute for Social Science Research
ElectedProfessorial (2022 - 2024)ProfessorMassimoHilliardQueensland Brain Institute
ElectedProfessorial (2022 - 2024)ProfessorPeterKopittkeScience - School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
ElectedProfessorial (2022 - 2024)ProfessorJackCleggScience - School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
ElectedProfessorial (2023 - 2025)ProfessorPeterHalleyEAIT - School of Chemical Engineering
ElectedProfessorial (2023 - 2025)ProfessorAllanPaullEAIT - School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering
ElectedProfessorial (2023 - 2025)ProfessorGabrielleBelzFrazer Institute
ElectedProfessorial (2023 - 2025)ProfessorDavidAscherScience - School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
ElectedProfessorial (2023 - 2025)ProfessorGwendolynLawrieScience - School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
ElectedProfessorial (2023 - 2025)  Vacant 
ElectedNon-Professorial (2021 - 2023)DrSharleneLeroy-DyerBEL - School of Business
ElectedNon-Professorial (2021 - 2023)Associate ProfessorJayWeerawardenaBEL - School of Business
ElectedNon-Professorial (2021 - 2023)DrKellyGreenopEAIT - School of Architecture
ElectedNon-Professorial (2021 - 2023)Associate ProfessorJasonLodgeHASS - School of Education &  Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation
ElectedNon-Professorial (2021 - 2023)DrGeoffWilkesHASS - School of Languages and Cultures
ElectedNon-Professorial (2021 - 2023)Associate ProfessorKellyMatthewsInstitute for Teaching and Learning Innovation
ElectedNon-Professorial (2021 - 2023)DrAnnabelSmithScience - School of Agriculture & Food Sciences
ElectedNon-Professorial (2022 - 2024)Associate ProfessorTim KastelleBEL - School of Business
ElectedNon-Professorial (2022 - 2024)Associate ProfessorFiona SimpsonFrazer Institute
ElectedNon-Professorial (2022 - 2024)Associate ProfessorRatilalLallooHABS - School of Dentistry
ElectedNon-Professorial (2022 - 2024)Associate ProfessorMargueriteLa CazeHASS - School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry
ElectedNon-Professorial (2022 - 2024)Associate ProfessorWojtekTomaszewskiInstitute for Social Science Research
ElectedNon-Professorial (2022 - 2024)DrMatildeBalbiQueensland Brain Institute
ElectedNon-Professorial (2023 - 2025)DrLiLiAustralian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology
ElectedNon-Professorial (2023 - 2025)Associate ProfessorMartinEdwardsBEL - School of Business
ElectedNon-Professorial (2023 - 2025)Associate ProfessorBadinGibbesEAIT - School of Civil Engineering
ElectedNon-Professorial (2023 - 2025)DrThomasShawEAIT - School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
ElectedNon-Professorial (2023 - 2025)Associate ProfessorPeterSuttonEAIT - School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
ElectedNon-Professorial (2023 - 2025)Associate ProfessorTedNannicelliHASS - School of Communication and Arts
ElectedNon-Professorial (2023 - 2025)DrAnniePohlmanHASS - School of Languages and Cultures
ElectedStudent (2023)MrJack Barton 
ElectedStudent (2023)MrVishaakGangasandra 
ElectedStudent (2023)MsEmily Searle 
ElectedStudent (2023)MsMaryamSharifian 
ElectedStudent (2023)MsRucheeShrestha 
ObserverObserver  VacantDeputy Director, Academic Services
ObserverObserverDrMarkEwenAssociate Director, Academic Services
ObserverObserverMsKellyRobinsonChief Marketing and Communication Officer
ObserverObserverDrJodiClyde-SmithExecutive Director, Research Office
ObserverObserverMrPaulNichollsExecutive Director, Research Partnerships
ObserverObserverMsGlendaJacobsGeneral Manager, Student Affairs, UQ Union
ObserverObserverMrPeterO'BrienRepresentative, Heads of College
SecretariatSecretaryMrsHelenMorahanAcademic Registrar
SecretariatAssistant SecretaryMsEricaWardAcademic Policy and Programs


* As at 13 March 2023

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