Fellows of Senate

Professor Gavin Brown AO

Professor Gavin Brown AO was Vice-Chancellor and Fellow of Senate of the University of Sydney from 1996 to 2008.

Professor Gavin Brown

Professor Gavin Brown AO was Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Sydney from 1996 to 2008, photo, courtesy University of Sydney.


Gallery

2001

Professor Gavin Brown

Welcome by Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Gavin Brown at the formal dinner held on 3 February 2001 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the first meeting of Senate on 3 February 1851, part of the University of Sydney's Sesquicentenary celebrations, photo, courtesy University Development Office ... more.

Sir Gustav Nossal, Mr David Hoare and Professor Gavin Brown

Sir Gustav Nossal, Mr David Hoare and Professor Gavin Brown, photo, courtesy ZOOM Productions. Sir Gustav Nossal, former Australian of the Year, gave an address on "Global Health Challenges in a Time of Turmoil" in the Great Hall, Quadrangle, on 30 October 2001 as part of the Vice-Chancellor's Sesquicentenary Distinguished Lecture Series, ... more.

2002

Professor Gavin Brown

Introduction by Vice-Chancellor Professor Gavin Brown, to the lecture by Mr Frederick Hilmer AO, CEO, John Fairfax Holdings, on "Re-energising Australia - the need to move forward in a revitalised society" held in the Great Hall, Quadrangle, on 27 February 2002 as part of the Vice-Chancellor's Sesquicentenary Distinguished Lecture Series, photo, courtesy ZOOM Productions ... more.

Professor Gavin Brown

Vice-Chancellor Professor Gavin Brown at the formal ceremony held on 11 October 2002 in the Great Hall to mark the sesquicentenary of the inauguration of the University of Sydney and of the commencement of Higher Education, photo, courtesy ZOOM Productions ... more.

Sesquicentenary Celebration Day, 13 October 2002

Vice-Chancellor Professor Gavin Brown and Deputy Chancellor Renata Kaldor cutting the cake at the University's Sesquicentenary Celebration Day held on 13 October 2002, photo, courtesy ZOOM Productions. It commemorated the arrival of the first students and the presentation of the first lectures (October 1852) and the inauguration of the University (11 October 1852) ... more.

Professor Gavin Brown with the Mayor Tony Pooley & Deputy Chancellor Renata Kaldor

Vice-Chancellor Professor Gavin Brown, the Mayor of South Sydney Council, Tony Pooley and Deputy Chancellor Renata Kaldor after the official opening of the heritage stairs linking the University of Sydney Campus with Victoria Park on 13 October 2002, photo, courtesy ZOOM Productions ... more.

2004

The wedding of Professor Brown and Diane Ranck

More than 200 guests, including many University staff, attended Professor Brown's wedding wedding to fellow staff member Diane Ranck in April 2004 at St Paul's Lutheran Church, Sydney, photo, 'The Gazette', October 2004.

Portrait of Professor Gavin Brown AO

Portrait of Professor Gavin Brown AO (Vice-Chancellor and Principal 1996-2008), 2004, Artist Judy Cassab (1920-), oil on canvas, Commissioned by the University of Sydney, University Art Collection, reproduced with the kind permission of Judy Cassab and the University of Sydney.

2005

Beijing presentation ceremony
Professor Gavin Brown

The University held a series of events in Beijing in September 2005. The photo above left is of the Deputy Chancellor Emeritus Professor Ann Sefton, Chancellor the Hon Justice Kim Santow and Vice-Chancellor Professor Gavin Brown at a Presentation Ceremony for over 400 graduates and their guests held in the Great Hall of the People on 2 September 2005. The photo above right is of the Vice-Chancellor Professor Gavin Brown at the Presentation Ceremony, photos, courtesy University of Sydney .

Professor Gavin Brown

Vice-Chancellor Professor Gavin Brown speaking at the inaugural Alumni Reception, attended by over 600 alumni and held in the Beijing Hotel on the evening of 2 September 2005, photo, courtesy University of Sydney. At this event, the China Alumni Network was launched and its office bearers are announced ... more.

Professor Gavin Brown
Professor Gavin Brown

Vice-Chancellor Professor Gavin Brown at a Banquet for over 90 guests from government, education, business and industry in China and senior University staff held on 3 September 2005 in the Beijing Hotel. At the commencement of the Banquet, the University signed important agreements to further enhance the University's relationships with its key partners in China: China Scholarship Council; Peking University; Tsinghua University; and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, photo, Publications.

2006

Professor Gavin Brown

US Secretary of State Dr Condoleezza Rice accepted a gift from Vice-Chancellor Professor Brown after speaking at the University of Sydney to an audience of more than 300 students from different universities across NSW on 16 March 2006, photo, courtesy University Media Office ... more.

The Hon Justice Kim Santow and Professor Gavin Brown

Chancellor the Hon Justice Kim Santow, Vice-Chancellor Professor Gavin Brown, Prime Minister John Howard and the Institute's founder, Professor Max Bennett, at the opening of the second stage of the Brain and Mind Research Institute, 5 June 2006, photo, courtesy University of Sydney Publications ... more.

Professor Gavin Brown
Professor Gavin Brown
Professor Gavin Brown

Vice-Chancellor Professor Brown was in Shanghai for the inaugural University of Sydney graduation ceremony held in the Shanghai Grand Theatre on 31 October 2006, photos, courtesy International Office ... more.

2007

Roslyn Bohringer, the Hon John Aquilina, Ann Aquilina, Professor Gavin Brown & Robin Fitzsimons

Fellow of Senate Dr Roslyn Bohringer, former Fellow of Senate the Hon John Aquilina and Mrs Ann Aquilina, Vice-Chancellor Professor Gavin Brown and Fellow of Senate Dr Robin Fitzsimons at the Fellows' Dinner on 23 May 2007 to farewell the Hon Justice Kim Santow as Chancellor who retired on 31 May 2007, photo, courtesy University Secretariat.

Professor Gavin Brown

Chancellor Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir with Associate Professor Anne Green (Head, School of Physics and Director, Science Foundation for Physics), Vice Chancellor Professor Gavin Brown, Emeritus Professor Harry Messel AC CBE, Dr Karl Kruszelnick, JSM Fellow, and Mr John Hooke CBE, Deputy President, Science Foundation for Physics - prior to the opening of the 34th Professor Harry Messel International Science School - ecoscience on 2 July 2007, photo, copyright Kristen Clarke.

Pro Chancellor, Deputy Chancellor, Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor and Principal

At the University's welcome to the new Chancellor Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir held in the Great Hall at 6.00pm on 2 July 2007, from left to right: the Pro Chancellor Mr John McCarthy, the Deputy Chancellor Emeritus Professor Ann Sefton, the Chancellor Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir and the Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Gavin Brown, photo, copyright Ted Sealey ... more.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Brown with Professor David Hensher & Deputy Premier of NSW John Watkins

Vice-Chancellor Professor Brown with Professor David Hensher and Deputy Premier of NSW John Watkins, re funding of a new Chair in Public Transport Studies, on 11 September 2007, photo, University Media Office.

The recipients, the Chancellor and the Vice-Chancellor

At a Senate afternoon tea on 17 September 2007 for recipients of the 2006 Vice-Chancellor's Awards, from left to right: Professor Robyn Overall, the Chancellor Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir, Dr Manjula Sharma, the Vice-Chancellor Professor Gavin Brown, and Dr Nerida Jarkey, photo, courtesy University Secretariat ... more.

Professor Brown with the Israeli Ambassador to Australia

Vice-Chancellor Professor Brown with the Israeli Ambassador to Australia in November 2007, photo, University Media Office.

Senate afternoon tea, 3 December 2007

At a special Senate afternoon tea held on 3 December 2007 after the presentation of Farewell Certificates, from left to right: retired Fellow of Senate Associate Professor Anthony Masters, Deputy Chancellor Emeritus Professor Ann Sefton, retiring Fellow Rose Jackson, the Chancellor Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir and the Vice-Chancellor Professor Gavin Brown, photo, courtesy University Secretariat ... more.

Lord and lady of the Feast

Vice-Chancellor Professor Brown as host and Lord of the Feast, and his gracious lady, Diané Brown, at the inaugural University of Sydney's Chancellor's Committee Medieval Christmas Banquet on 15 December 2007 ... more.

2008

Professor Gavin Brown

Vice-Chancellor Professor Gavin Brown at the re-dedication of the University Gates on City Road on 18 March 2008, photo, courtesy University Media Office ... more.

Professor Gavin Brown and Lord Mayor Clover Moore

Vice-Chancellor Professor Gavin Brown with Lord Mayor Clover Moore MP at the re-dedication of the University Gates on City Road on 18 March 2008, photo, courtesy University Media Office ... more.

Chair, Academic Board and Vice-Chancellor

The Chair, Academic Board Professor Bruce Sutton conferred the honorary degree of Doctor of Engineering upon Sir William Tryee OBE at the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies graduation ceremony held at 2.00pm on 16 May 2008. The Vice-Chancellor Professor Gavin Brown is on the right, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Speech by Professor Bruce Sutton

A presentation was made on 16 April 2008 by Academic Board Chair Professor Bruce Sutton to retiring Vice-Chancellor Professor Gavin Brown on the occasion of his final Academic Board meeting. From left to right: Dr John Mack (former Chair, Academic Board), Dr William Adams (Registrar and Secretary to Senate) and Professor Brown, photo, courtesy University Secretariat ... more.

Vice-Chancellor, Professor Frino, Dr Tammen and Dr Govendir

From left: Vice-Chancellor Professor Gavin Brown, Professor Alex Frino (a 2007 recipient of the Vice Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Research Higher Degree Supervision), Dr Imke Tammen and Dr Merran Govendir (two 2007 recipients of the Vice Chancellor's Awards for the Support for the Student Experience) at a special Senate afternoon tea held prior to the Senate meeting on 16 June 2008, photo, University Secretariat.

Professor Gavin Brown

Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Gavin Brown giving his farewell address at a ceremony in the Great Hall on 20 June 2008, photo, copyright Nuran Zorlu ... more.

Cocktail party

Professor Gavin Brown at the cocktail party in MacLaurin Hall following his farewell address, 20 June 2008, photo, copyright Nuran Zorlu.

Professor and Mrs Brown and Fellow of Senate Adam Spencer

Professor and Mrs Brown and Fellow of Senate Adam Spencer at Professor Gavin Brown's farewell, photo, copyright Nuran Zorlu.

Professor Brown and Dame Leonie Kramer

Former Chancellor and Fellow of Senate Dame Leonie Kramer and Professor Brown at Professor Gavin Brown's farewell, photo, copyright Nuran Zorlu.

2009

The Chancellor and Emeritus Professor Gavin Brown AO

The Chancellor Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO conferring the degree of Doctor of Science (honoris causa) upon former Vice-Chancellor and Fellow of Senate (1996-2008) Emeritus Professor Gavin Brown AO at the Faculty of Science graduation ceremony held at 9.30am on 15 May 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography ... more.

Emeritus Professor Gavin Brown AO

Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence, honorary doctorate (Hon DSc) recipient and former Vice-Chancellor Emeritus Professor Gavin Brown AO (1996-2008) and Chancellor Her Excellency Professor Bashir AC CVO after the conferring ceremony held at 9.30am on 15 May 2009, photos, copyright Andrew Potter ... more.