Six leading academics from The University of Queensland Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences have earnt promotion to the status of Professor in 2016.
“We are indeed fortunate to have a wealth of academic talent within our Schools and Centres,” Faculty Executive Dean Professor Bruce Abernethy said.
“I’m delighted to see the progression of these worthy staff and I ask others to join with me in congratulating them.”
Assoc Prof Connor is a key researcher at the Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research (CYSAR), and Assoc Prof Mallett is a sports psychology and coaching expert from the School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences.
At the same time that the sextet will commence their professorial roles, a further six UQ academics within the Faculty will step up to Associate Professors.
Dr Pauline Ford from the School of Dentistry, Dr Glen Lichtwark from the School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences and Dr Wayne Wilson from the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences will receive similar promotions.
Dr Genevieve Dingle (Psychology), Dr Matthew Gullo (CYSAR), Dr Anne Hill (Health and Rehabilitation Sciences) and Dr Steven Rynne (Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences) will be promoted to Senior Lecturer status.
Dr Annie Hill of the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences has earnt promotion to the position of Lecturer.