New chief scientist welcomed
19 April 2011
The Group of Eight welcomes the appointment of Professor Ian Chubb to the role of Chief Scientist.
“This is an exceptional appointment to what is an exceptionally important role,” said Go8 Chair, Professor Paul Greenfield.
“Ian brings extensive experience in university research with a truly global perspective to the challenges facing Australia, and an understanding of the power of science to contribute to solutions.”
“Ian also knows well the realities of working in universities and with government. He will bring balance and wisdom to the consideration of complex issues.”
“Australia will benefit greatly from his contribution as Chief Scientist.”
Bernadine Caruana, Director, Policy, Group of Eight Ph: 02 6239 5488