Research Training Committee

The Research Training Committee will develop strategies, policies and procedures and coordinate activity across the University to enhance research training throughout all undergraduate and graduate programs. This shall include undergraduate honours programs and all higher degrees by research.

Frequency of meetings: monthly


  • Professor Philippa Pattison (Chair), Deputy Vice Chancellor Education
  • Ms Rebecca Halligan, Director, Research Integrity; Nominee, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
  • Associate Professor Tony Masters, Chair, Academic Board
  • Douglas Josif, Director, Operational Reform; Nominee, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Strategy and Services)
  • Vacant, Director, Institute for Teaching and Learning
  • Ms Jordi Austin, Director, Student Support Services
  • Ms Kylee Hartman-Warren, Vice-President (Community), nominee SUPRA
  • Mr Kyol Blakeney, President, Student Representative Council; nominee SRC
  • Ms Josette Moffatt, Senior Manager, Talent & Organisational Development

One member appointed by each divisional board

  • Associate Professor Javid Atai, Sub-Dean (Research Training) Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies
    Division of Engineering and Information Technologies
  • Associate Professor Michael Kertesz, School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science
    Division of Natural Sciences
  • Associate Professor Shae McCrystal, Sydney Law School
    Division of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Associate Professor Stephen Greaves, Director of Doctoral Studies, University of Sydney Business School
    Division of Business
  • Professor Sharon Kilbreath, Professor, Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences
    Division of Health Sciences
  • Dr Carolyn Scott, Conjoint Senior Lecturer & Senior Research Fellow, Kolling Institute for Medical Research
    Division of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy
  • Dr Martin Tomitsch,
    Division of Architecture and Creative Arts