CIW 2013 Annual Lecture
Partners in Influence: How Australia and China Relate through Science
Professor Ian Chubb AO
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm 14 August 2013
Finkel Theatre, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, The Australian National University
Professor Ian Chubb was appointed to the position of Chief Scientist on 19 April 2011 and commenced the role on 23 May 2011. Prior to his appointment as Australia's Chief Scientist, Professor Ian Chubb was Vice-Chancellor of the Australian National University from January 2001 to February 2011. He was Vice-Chancellor of Flinders University of South Australia for six years and the Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Monash University for two years while simultaneously the Foundation Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics for sixteen months.
Professor Chubb was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia for 'service to higher education including research and development policy in the pursuit of advancing the national interest socially, economically, culturally and environmentally and to the facilitation of a knowledge-based global economy'.
Complementary research priorities and shared challenges means Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) is an important part of Australia and China's bilateral relationship.
In the 2013 Annual Lecture for the Australian Centre on China in the World, Australia's Chief Scientist Professor Ian Chubb will outline why research collaboration between Australia and China matters.