University of Tasmania, Glacier researcher Professor Matt King.
Wed 11th Feb 2015
picture by Peter Mathew
Matt King
Centre Director

E:  matt.king@utas.edu.au  


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Current ACEAS Activities:

As Centre Director of ACEAS, Matt will lead the delivery of the research programs, strategy, governance, and operations for the Centre.

Under Matt's direction ACEAS will take five strategic approaches by:

  • Undertaking world-class integrated research;
  • Maximising strong national and international partnerships;
  • Employing a diverse workforce;
  • Leveraging and creating national research infrastructure; and
  • Creating pathways to local, regional, and circumpolar impact.
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Indi Hodgson-Johnston
Chief Operating Officer

E: indiah.hodgsonjohnston@utas.edu.au


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Current ACEAS Activities:
  • Assist the Director on strategic planning and development process to assist in positioning the Centre for future funding opportunities.
  • Provide advice and support to the Director in engaging effectively with stakeholders and end-users in government and industry
  • Provides management, policy and financial assistance and advice to the Director on all matters relating to the Centre’s administration and operations, and ensure compliance with the Grant Agreement, including monitoring delivery against contracted KPIs.
  • Oversee the recruitment and appointment of Centre-funded academic and professional staff.
  • Assist the Director in developing project governance and monitoring arrangements
  • Work with relevant Centre staff, participants and collaborators in the development of proposals for supplementary and new funding.
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Jenna Patterson
Centre Project Officer

E:  jenna.patterson@utas.edu.au

 

Current ACEAS Activities:

Jenna's roles as ACEAS Centre Project Officer include:

  • Coordination of day-to-day administration needs of ACEAS including finance, record management and human resources.
  • Project administration support to the Director and Chief Operating Officer
  • Project coordination support for ACEAS research staff and students
  • Centre liaison for internal and external stakeholders
  • Coordinate the preparation of formal reports on research delivery against Key Performance Indicators
  • Secretary to the Management Committee
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Melissa Lyne
Communications Officer

E: melissa.lyne@utas.edu.au

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Current ACEAS Activities:

Melissa is the Communications Officer at the Australian Centre for Excellence in Antarctic Science. She coordinates the Centre’s communication activities, which includes promoting new research to the media and other key audiences. 

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Patti Virtue
Antarctic Graduate Training Coordinator 

E: p.virtue@utas.edu.au

Current ACEAS Activities:

Patti is the graduate training coordinator at the Australian Centre for Excellence in Antarctic Science. Her role includes developing and overseeing the implementation of the centre's training for early career researchers in Antarctic Science, Policy, Governance and Law.

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Pratiksha Bhatt
Project Officer - University of New South Wales

E: pratiksha.bhatt@unsw.edu.au

 

Current ACEAS Activities:

Pratiksha manages the UNSW node of ACEAS. She supports the research staff and students with everyday administration and provides operational management for the centre.