Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), Professor Sakkie Pretorius

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) is responsible for the development and strategic enhancement of the University's research, research training, and innovation profile as well as the creation, support and advancement of local, national and international research collaborations and partnerships.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) is responsible for:

  • Overseeing the development and implementation of strategies aimed at improving research quality, capacity and capability across the University
  • Overseeing the development and implementation of strategies aimed at maximising research funding streams and collaborations
  • Overseeing the development and implementation of strategies aimed at increasing Higher Degree Research enrolment and completions
  • Identifying, exploring and promoting research as an integral part of the University's culture
  • Overseeing the development and implementation of policies and systems to promote and monitor the ethical conduct of research across the University
  • Building and managing relationships with internal and external research stakeholders
  • Managing, coaching and setting the direction for senior management teams within the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) portfolio

Portfolio areas:

  • Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research Integrity and Development)
  • Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research Performance and Innovation)
  • Research Office
  • Higher Degree Research Office
  • Dean Higher Degree Research
  • Macquarie Animal Research Services
  • Office of Commercialisation and Innovation

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) is Professor Sakkie Pretorius.

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