Fellows of Senate

2009 gallery

On this webpage, view images from:

February, April, May, June, August, September, October, November and December 2009

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February 2009

Freehills Law Library

John Shipp, James Lockhart, Dr Michael Spence, Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir, the Hon Bill Windeyer, Jim & Frank Windeyer at the celebration on 16.02.09 in the Freehills Law Library to thank the Windeyer family for their gift of a collection of rare legal texts, photo, Encapture Photography including a book by Samuel von Puffendorf presented by Sir Charles Nicholson to Sir William Windeyer on becoming the first graduate.

April 2009

Chancellor and former Chancellor

The current Chancellor Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO (left) conferring the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters upon former Fellow of Senate, Chancellor and Professor of Australian Literature Emeritus Professor Dame Leonie Kramer AC CBE (right) at the Arts graduation ceremony at 2.00pm on 8 April 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Adam Spencer

Adam Spencer, Fellow of Senate, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Architecture, Design & Planning graduation ceremony held at 4.30pm on 24 April 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Sancta Sophia College Academic Dinner

Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO, Chancellor of University, was guest of honour at the annual Sancta Sophia College Academic Dinner held on 28 April 2009, where High Distinction students were acknowledged and awards presented to those mentioned in the University Honour Roll for 2008, photos, courtesy Sancta Sophia College website.

Adam Spencer

As part of the Law School building opening on 30 April 2009, from 10.00 to 11.00am Fellow of Senate Adam Spencer moderated a debate "That It Is Too Late To Do Anything About Climate Change?" which featured speakers drawn from a wide range of disciplines throughout the University, photo, Faculty of Law website.

Opening of the new Law School building

On 30.04.09 Governor-General Quentin Bryce AC and Attorney-General R McClelland (Fellow 1983-1986) officially launched the new Law School building. Chief Justice J Spigelman (Fellow 1969-1971) gave the official address, while others were given by Chancellor Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO, Dean of Law Professor G Triggs & Vice-Chancellor Dr M Spence, photo, Faculty of Law.

Chancellor Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir

Chancellor Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO gave an address at the official launch of the new Law School building, 30 April 2009, photo, Faculty of Law website ... address.

Dr Thalia Anthony

Lecturer of the Faculty of Law and former postgraduate student Fellow of Senate (2001-2003), Dr Thalia Anthony, with colleagues at the official launch of the new Law School building, 30 April 2009, photo, Faculty of Law website.

The Hon John Aquilina

Fellow of Senate the Hon John Aquilina MP (centre) and Mrs Ann Aquilina with Brian Davies (right) at the official launch of the new Law School building, 30 April 2009, photo, Faculty of Law website.

John McCarthy QC

Fellow of Senate John McCarthy QC (right) with the Hon Justice Dyson Heydon, Hon LLD recipient (centre) at the official launch of the new Law School building, 30 April 2009, photo, Faculty of Law website.

Joseph Skrzynski

Fellow of Senate Joseph Skrzynski (centre) with the Hon Chief Justice James Spigelman (Fellow of Senate 1969-1971) (left) and Pauline Lyle-Smith (President, UK Alumni Association) at the official launch of the new Law School building, photo, Faculty of Law website.

May 2009

The Chancellor and Emeritus Professor Gavin Brown AO

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.

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 Marie Bashir AC CVO after the conferring ceremony held at 9.30am on 15 May 2009, photos, copyright Andrew Potter.

June 2009

Bohdan Bilinsky

Esquire Bedell and former Fellow of Senate Bohdan Bilinsky (2001-2005) with the University's Mace, symbol of Senate's authority, which is carried by the Esquire Bedell at graduation ceremonies, June 2009, photo, copyright Liz Cartwright.

Irene Moss, AO

Fellow of Senate Irene Moss AO presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Economics and Business graduation ceremony held at 11.30am, 5 June 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

August 2009

Professor Belinda Bennett & Professor Simon Chapman

Newly elected Fellow of Senate Professor Belinda Bennett and newly re-elected Fellow Professor Simon Chapman at the Senate afternoon tea for recipients of the Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Teaching and Learning held prior to the Senate meeting on 3 August 2009, photo, University Secretariat.

Associate Professor Anthony Masters & Alan Cameron

Former Fellow of Senate Associate Professor Anthony Masters (2003-2007) and Deputy Chancellor Alan Cameron at the Senate afternoon tea, photo, University Secretariat.

Dr Michael Copeman & Associate Professor Cheryl Jones

Fellow of Senate Dr Michael Copeman and Associate Professor Cheryl Jones at the Senate afternoon tea, photo, University Secretariat.

September 2009

Professor Colin Rhodes (Dean of SCA), Virginia Judge and John Aquilina MP

Professor Colin Rhodes (Dean of SCA), Virginia Judge (the Minister Assisting the Premier on the Arts) and Fellow of Senate John Aquilina MP at the official launch of a new publication that celebrated three decades of Sydney College of the Arts, on 7 September 2009, photo form 'UniNews", October 2009.

Tom Kavanagh and Kate Laing

Fellows of Senate Tom Kavanagh (left) and Kate Laing (right) with friends at the Alumni Awards Reception on 11 September 2009, photo, courtesy Alumni Office.

Professor Bruce Sutton

On left, Professor Bruce Sutton, Chair of the Academic Board and Fellow of Senate, who was Presiding Officer at the University of Sydney graduation ceremony held in Singapore at 7.00pm on 16 September 2009. He is with Professor Gail Pearson (Faculty of Economics & Business) and Dr Fran Waugh and Dr Lindsey Napier (Faculty of Education & Social Work), photo, courtesy International Office.

Official party

At the launch of the Fisher Library Centenary at an afternoon tea in MacLaurin Hall on 20 September 2009, from left former University Librarian Dr Neil Radford AM, poet Les Murray, Professor Nerida Newbigin, Chancellor Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO, Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence & University Librarian John Shipp, photo, copyright Encapture Photography.

Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO

Chancellor Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO launched the Fisher Library Centenary at the afternoon tea in MacLaurin Hall on 20 September 2009, photo, copyright Encapture Photography.

Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO

Professor Bruce Robinson (Dean, Medicine), Chancellor Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO & Greg and Kay Poche at the launch of the Poche Centre for Indigenous Health on 23 September 2009, which has been set up to address the inequities and barriers in access to healthcare for Indigenous Australians, photo, Poche Centre for Indigenous Health.

October 2009

Dr Robin Fitzsimons

Fellow of Senate Dr Robin Fitzsimons (right) at the Annual Dinner for the USU's debating team on 9 October 2009 in the Withdrawing Room, Holme Building, photo, courtesty University of Sydney Union.

USU Annual Dinner, 31 October 2009

Fellow of Senate Tom Kavanagh (third from left) with friends, at the USU Annual Dinner on 31 October 2009 where the USU celebrated its 135 year anniversary and at which winners of the USU Leadership and Excellence Awards plus best Club and Society winners were announced, photo, copyright USU.

USU Annual Dinner

From left, Fellows of Senate Alan Cameron AM (Deputy Chancellor), John McCarthy QC (Pro-Chancellor) and Dr Robin Fitzsimons, with Patrick Bateman (USU President) and Kaye Dening AM (Senate representative on the USU Board), at the USU Annual Dinner on 31 October 2009 where the USU celebrated its 135 year anniversary, photo, courtesy USU.

Professor Iqbal Ramzan and Lynn Weeks

Former Fellow of Senate Professor Iqbal Ramzan (2005 - 2009) and Lynn Weeks at the USU Annual Dinner on 31 October 2009, photo, courtesy USU.

Angus McFarland & Kaye Dening AM

Former Fellow of Senate Angus McFarland (2007 - 2008) and Kaye Dening AM at the USU Annual Dinner on 31 October 2009, photo, courtesy USU. Together with Winey Suen, Angus was presented with the the University of Sydney Union Alumni and Friends Leadership and Excellence Award for 2009.

Alan Cameron

Alan Cameron AM (Deputy Chancellor) in the centre at the USU Annual Dinner on 31 October 2009, photo, courtesy USU.

Kate Laing

Fellow of Senate Kate Laing (centre) with friends, at the USU Annual Dinner on 31 October 2009, photo, courtesy USU.

Tom Kavanagh

Fellow of Senate Tom Kavanagh (third from left) with friends, at the USU Annual Dinner on 31 October 2009, photo, courtesy USU.

The Hon John Aquilina

Fellow of Senate the Hon John Aquilina MP was a special guest at the celebrations held on 31 October 2009 for the 30th Anniversary of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the Cumberland Campus in Lidcombe. Here he is with Ms Penelope Coombes, photo, courtesy Faculty of Health Sciences.

Fellow of Senate-elect David Turner at the Faculty of Health Sciences

Fellow of Senate-elect David Turner at the Faculty of Health Sciences' open day on 31 October 2009, photo from 'uninews', December 2009.

November 2009

Thomas Kaldor

Fellow-elect Thomas Kaldor, who took up office as a Fellow of Senate elected by and from the undergraduate students from 1 December 2009, photo kindly supplied by Mr Kaldor.

Samuel Greenland

Fellow-elect Samuel Greenland, who took up office as a Fellow of Senate elected by and from the postgraduate students from 1 December 2009, photo kindly supplied by Mr Greenland.

Dr Barry Catchlove

Fellow-elect Dr Barry Catchlove, who took up office as a Fellow of Senate elected by and from the graduates from 1 December 2009, photo kindly supplied by Dr Catchlove.

Peter Fitzsimons

Fellow-elect Peter FitzSimons who took up office as a Fellow of Senate elected by and from the graduates from 1 December 2009, photo kindly supplied by Mr FitzSimons.

Jane Spring

Fellow-elect Jane Spring who took up office as a Fellow of Senate elected by and from the graduates from 1 December 2009, photo kindly supplied by Ms Spring.

David Turner

Fellow-elect David Turner, who took up office as a Fellow of Senate elected by and from the graduates from 1 December 2009, photo kindly supplied by Mr Turner.

Chancellor & Professor Eli Schwarz

Chancellor Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO and Professor Eli Schwarz, Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry at the opening of the Faculty's Simulation Clinic at the Westmead Centre for Oral Health on 27 November 2009, photo courtesy of Ms Anna Forte, Assistant to Dentistry Pro Dean, Associate Professor Chris Peck.

December 2009

Professor Bruce Sutton

A farewell gift was presented to retiring Academic Board Chair and ex-officio Fellow of Senate Professor Bruce Sutton by Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence following Professor Sutton's final Academic Board meeting on 9 December 2009, photo, courtesy University Secretariat. The gift was a framed print of Yawl Riding a Swell by Edward Hopper.

Associate Professor Peter McCallum

Associate Professor Peter McCallum (left), Academic Board Chair-elect, with colleagues after the Academic Board meeting on 9 December 2009, photo, courtesy University Secretariat.