Janice Besch

Director of Australia’s NHMRC National Institute for Dementia Research (NNIDR)

Janice Besch is the Director of Australia’s NHMRC National Institute for Dementia Research (NNIDR). NNIDR targets, coordinates and translates the strategic expansion of dementia research in Australia. Janice has held senior strategy and management positions at three Australian universities, within the not-for-profit sector and in government, providing valuable experience and insights that position her well for her work at the NNIDR. Janice was President of the Australasian Research Management Society 2015-2017.

Sessions

Session RAAAP: Research Administration as a Profession – results of an international survey
Room Fintry
Time 11:30 - 12:45
Date Tuesday 5th June, 2018
Theme Leadership & Professional Development
Style Pecha Kucha
Speakers Dr Simon Kerridge - Director of Research Services, University of Kent
Dr. Deborah Zornes - Director, Research Services at Royal Roads University
Cindy Kiel - Executive Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Administration, University of California
Jan Andersen - Chief Executive Officer, Team Coordinator for Research Support, Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
Patrice Ajai-Ajagbe - Programme Officer, Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Susi Poli - Editor, When Equality
Janice Besch - Director of Australia’s NHMRC National Institute for Dementia Research (NNIDR)
Stephanie Scott - Director of Policy & Research Development in Sponsored Projects Administration (SPA) of Columbia University

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