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Distinguished Professor Chennupati Jagadish AC

Chennupati Jagadish is an Australian Laureate Fellow and a Distinguished Professor of the Australian National University. He is serving as Editor-in-Chief (EIC) of Applied Physics Reviews and also served as EIC of Progress in Quantum Electronics. His research interests include compound semiconductor optoelectronics, nanotechnology, photovoltaics and neurotechnology. Prof. Jagadish is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science and the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering. In 2018 he was awarded a UNESCO Prize for his contribution to the development of nanoscience and nanotechnology. In May 2022, he will become the 20th president of the Australian Academy of Science.

Emeritus Professor Andrew Jakubowicz

Andrew Jakubowicz is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of Technology Sydney. Since the early 1970s he has been involved in action research and race relations, and has been centrally involved in the development of materialist theories of cultural diversity. Professor Jakubowicz has taught at universities in the USA, Europe and Asia, and was the foundation director of the Centre for Multicultural Studies at the University of Wollongong and foundation chair of the Disability Studies and Research Institute. He has published widely in the fields of cultural diversity, social policy, refugees, Jewish cultural studies, media sociology, and new media.

Professor David Jamieson

David is a Professor of Physics at the University of Melbourne. He served as Head of School from 2008 to 2013. His research expertise is in the field of ion beam physics. He is a Chief Investigator in the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology. He has been a finalist in the Australian Awards for University Teaching and has published over 250 papers in scientific journals. He served as President of the Australian Institute of Physics from 2005 to 2006 and is a Fellow of the AIP and the Institute of Physics UK.

Professor Andrew Jaspan AM

Andrew Jaspan is a British-Australian journalist and is the Director and Editor of 360info project (previously The Global Academy project) hosted at Monash University. He is the Founder and Creator of The Conversation, Australia’s largest independent news and commentary website. Previously he was Editor-in-Chief of The Age and Sunday Age in Melbourne. In the UK he edited The Observer (London), Scotland on Sunday (Edinburgh), The Scotsman, The Sunday Herald (Glasgow), he was Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of The Big Issue (London) and worked at The Times and The Sunday Times (London).

Professor Kelley Johnson

Kelley Johnson is an internationally recognised scholar in the fields of disability, institutional closure, social inclusion, rights and gender. She currently holds two honorary professorships at Deakin University and UNSW in Australia. She has researched and authored extensively in the field of disability with particular focus on people with intellectual disabilities. Her research is applied and aims to better understand the barriers that people with disabilities encounter in living good lives and to ensure that their voice is heard in policies and practice relating to issues central to their wellbeing.

Professor The Hon Barry Jones AC

Barry Jones has been a politician, high school teacher, television and radio performer, university lecturer and lawyer. He became a Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Melbourne in 2005–07, and a Professorial Fellow 2007. He was previously World Heritage Authority Vice President and National President of the Australian Labour Party. His books include Dictionary of World Biography, Sleepers, Wake!: Technology and the Future of Work and A Thinking Reed. He was awarded an Officer of the Order of Australia in 1993, promoted to Companion of the Order of Australia in 2014.

Professor Nalini Joshi AO

Nalini Joshi is a professor in the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Sydney. Her research focuses on mathematical methods to study integrable systems, which arise as universal models everywhere. She was elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science in 2008 and won an Australian Research Council Georgina Sweet Australian Laureate Fellowship in 2012. In 2016, Nalini was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to mathematical science and tertiary education as an academic, author and researcher, to professional societies, and as a role model and mentor of young mathematicians.