Fellows of Senate

2008 gallery

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March / April / May / June / July / October / November and December 2008

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March 2008

Professor Gavin Brown

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

April 2008

Speech by Professor Bruce Sutton

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

Chancellor

The Chancellor Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO gave a eulogy at the Memorial Ceremony for the previous Chancellor, the Hon Kim Santow AO (2001-2007), on 23 April 2008, photo, copyright Carmen Lee Spiers of Encapture Photography.

Dr Jack Clegg and Ms Jenny Leong

Former Fellow of Senate Dr Jack Clegg and Fellow of Senate Jenny Leong in MacLaurin Hall, following the Memorial Ceremony for the Hon Kim Santow AO, photo, copyright Carmen Lee Spiers of Encapture Photography.

May 2008

Chair, Academic Board and Vice-Chancellor

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

Justice Michael Kirby and Dr Robin Fitzsimons

Former Fellow of Senate Justice Michael Kirby and Fellow of Senate and Women's College Council Senate representative Dr Robin Fitzsimons at the Louisa Macdonald Dinner on Friday 25 May 2008, at Women's College, photo, Ted Sealey.

June 2008

Women’s College youth leaders pictured with newly appointed Chancellor Professor Bashir

Pictured with newly appointed Chancellor Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO (centre) are Women’s College youth leaders Julia Fetherston, Sara Saleh, Georgia McCaughan and Sophie Gulliver on Youth Leadership Day in June 2008, photo, Ted Sealey.

Dr Margaret Varady AO & Adam Spencer

Fellows of Senate Dr Margaret Varady AO and Adam Spencer at the Senate dinner to farewell Vice-Chancellor Professor Gavin Brown AO, 3 June 2008, photo, courtesy Chancellor's office.

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

From left, Vice-Chancellor Professor Gavin Brown AO, Professor Alex Frino (2007 recipient of the Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Research Higher Degree Supervision), Dr Imke Tammen and Dr Merran Govendir (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, courtesy University Secretariat.

Ms Bonanno, Dr Jones, Dr Varady, Mr Zhao and Mr Spencer

From left, Ms Helen Bonanno and Dr Janet Jones (2007 recipients of the Vice Chancellor's Awards for the Support for the Student Experience), Fellow of Senate Dr Margaret Varady, Zong-Yuan Zhao (Chess Grandmaster) and Fellow of Senate Adam Spencer at the Senate afternoon tea, photo, courtesy University Secretariat.

Professor Brown

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

Listening to the Vice-Chancellor

Fellows of Senate Dr Roslyn Bohringer, the Hon John Aquilina MP, Emeritus Professor Ann Sefton AO and Dr Robin Fitzsimons listening to Professor Brown's address, 20 June 2008, photo, copyright Nuran Zorlu.

Listening to Professor Brown

Fellows of Senate Jenny Leong and Professor Simon Chapman listening to Professor Brown's address, 20 June 2008, photo, copyright Nuran Zorlu.

Cocktail party

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

At the cocktail party

Former Fellow of Senate Jo Haylen and SRC President and future Fellow of Senate Kate Laing at the cocktail party following Professor Gavin Brown's farewell address, 20 June 2008, photo, copyright Nuran Zorlu.

Professor Harris and Kim Anderson

Fellows of Senate Professor Margaret Harris and Kim Anderson at the cocktail party following Professor Brown's farewell address, 20 June 2008, photo, copyright Nuran Zorlu.

Professor and Mrs Brown and Fellow of Senate Adam Spencer

Professor Gavin Brown AO, Fellow of Senate Adam Spencer and Mrs Diane Brown at the cocktail party following Professor Brown's farewell address, 20 June 2008, photo, copyright Nuran Zorlu.

Professor Brown and Dame Leonie Kramer

Former Chancellor Dame Leonie Kramer AC CBE (1991-2001) and Vice-Chancellor Professor Gavin Brown AO at the cocktail party following his farewell address, photo, copyright Nuran Zorlu.

July 2008

Dr Michael Spence

Incoming Vice-Chancellor and Principal Dr Michael Spence, 11 July 2008, photo, courtesy University Media Office.

Emeritus Professor Ken Eltis, Dr William Adams, Dr Michael Spence and HE Professor Marie Bashir

Emeritus Professor Ken Eltis, Dr William Adams, Chancellor Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO and Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence at the farewell to Dr Adams on 11 July 2008, photo, copyright Carmen Lee Spiers of Encapture Photography.

Dr Michael Spence

Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence gave a welcome address at the farewell to Dr Adams on 11 July 2008, photo, copyright Carmen Lee Spiers of Encapture Photography.

Chancellor

Chancellor Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO gave a welcome address at the farewell to Dr Adams on 11 July 2008, photo, copyright Carmen Lee Spiers of Encapture Photography.

Dr Adams and Dame Leonie Kramer

Former Chancellor Dame Leonie Kramer AC CBE (1991-2001) and Dr William Adams at his farewell, 11 July 2008, photo, copyright Carmen Lee Spiers of Encapture Photography.

Mr Cameron and Chancellor

Deputy Chancellor Alan Cameron AM, Brian Davies, Private Secretary to the Governor, and Chancellor Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO at Dr Adams' farewell, 11 July 2008, photo, copyright Carmen Lee Spiers of Encapture Photography.

The Hon John Aquilina, Professor Sutton and Emeritus Professor Sefton

Fellows of Senate the Hon John Aquilina MP, Professor Bruce Sutton (Chair, Academic Board) and Emeritus Professor Ann Sefton AO at Dr Adams' farewell, 11 July 2008, photo, copyright Carmen Lee Spiers of Encapture Photography.

Kim Wilson and Richard Black

Richard Black and Fellow of Senate Kim Wilson at Dr Adams' farewell, photo, copyright Carmen Lee Spiers of Encapture Photography.

Vice-Chancellor Dr M Spence

Dr Michael Spence was officially welcomed as the University's Vice-Chancellor at a ceremony in the Great Hall at 6.00pm on Tuesday 22 July 2008 comprising an Academic Procession and the Vice-Chancellor’s Inaugural Address, followed by a Reception of cocktails and canapés in MacLaurin Hall, photos, copyright Nuran Zorlu.

Fellows
Fellows

Fellows of Senate (front, left to right) Angus McFarland, Jenny Leong, Kim Anderson, Kim Wilson, Dr Robin Fitzsimons, Dr Michael Copeman, Alan Cameron AM, Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO, Dr Michael Spence, Professor Bruce, John McCarthy QC, Emeritus Professor Ann Sefton AO, Dr Margaret Varady AO, Professor Iqbal Ramzan & Joseph Skrzynski AO at Dr Spence's Inaugural Address at 6.00pm on 22 July 2008, photos, copyright Nuran Zorlu.

Dr Spence with some of those who attended his Welcom Afternoon Tea

Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence was introduced to staff and students at an afternoon tea hosted by the Chancellor, Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO, which was held in the Great Hall and in a Marqee in the Quadrangle on 25 July 2008, photos, copyright Nuran Zorlu.

Dr Michael Spence
Dr Michael Spence

Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence officially opened the Centre for Medical Psychology & Evidence-based Decision-making (CeMPED) at the Sydney Cancer Conference on 25 July 2008, photo, CeMPED.

October 2008

Delegation to Hong Kong

The University's delegation to Hong Kong, photo, courtesy University of Sydney led by the Chancellor, the DVC (International) and the Vice-Chancellor.

Graduation ceremony held in Shanghai

A University of Sydney graduation ceremony was held in Shanghai, People's Republic of China, on 18 October 2008, photo, courtesy University of Sydney.

Media conference in Shanghai

Media conference in Shanghai, photo, courtesy University of Sydney.

Graduation ceremony held in Hong Kong

A University of Sydney graduation ceremony was held in Hong Kong on 21 October 2008. In front row from left to right, Fellows of Senate Professor Iqbal Ramzan, Professor Margaret Harris, Chancellor Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO and Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence, with Professor John Hearn, photo, courtesy University of Sydney.

USU Dinner, 31 October 2008

Fellow of Senate John McCarthy QC (right) and Fellows-elect Tom Kavanagh (left) and Kate Laing (next to Mr McCarthy) at the University of Sydney Union Annual Dinner on 31 October 2008, The Refectory, Holme Building, photo, copyright USU.

USU Annual Dinner 31 October 2008

Su-Lin Macdonald, who won the 2008 USU/PKF Volunteer of the Year Award, with Chancellor, Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO at the University of Sydney Union Annual Dinner on 31 October 2008, photo, copyright USU.

November 2008

Senate afternoon tea for new Professors 3 November 2008

Chancellor Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO welcomes new Professors to a Senate afternoon tea on 3 November 2008, photo, courtesy University Secretariat.

December 2008

Angus McFarland, Jenny Leong, Kate Laing & Tom Kavanagh

Farewell Certificates were presented by the Chancellor Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO to retiring student Fellows of Senate Angus McFarland & Jenny Leong (on left); and new student Fellows Kate Laing & Tom Kavanagh (on right) were welcomed at a Senate afternoon tea before Senate held on 1 December 2008, photo, courtesy University Secretariat.

The Chancellor and the Vice-Chancellor

The Chancellor and the Vice-Chancellor applaud retiring Fellows Angus McFarland and Jenny Leong, photo, courtesy University Secretariat.

Associate Professor Peter McCallum

Associate Professor Peter McCallum, Deputy Chair of the Academic Board and Chair of the Judging Panel, spoke before the presentation of two Wentworth Medals prior to the Senate meeting on 1 December 2008, photo, University Secretariat.

The Chancellor with Wentworth Medal recipient Lance Richardson

The Chancellor with Wentworth Medal recipient Lance Richardson, photo, University Secretariat.

Bob Steven, the Chancellor, Mark Steven, Kerry Steven and Jen Thorp

Bob Steven, the Chancellor, Wentworth Medal recipient Mark Steven, Kerry Steven and Jen Thorp, photo, University Secretariat.

Dr Spence

Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence, photo, Libby Griffin, DPM, which appeared in UniNews, 5 December 2008, who is drawing up a work slate of priority projects for the University. Read the accompanying item, reproduced with permission of Richard North, UniNews Editor.