Committees, Networks and Groups

Listed below are committees, groups, tools and networks that you may find of interest.

Onemda Sub-Committees

  • Research and Grants - contact Dr Kristen Smith
  • Teaching and Learning - contact Ms Andrea Clarke
  • Community Engagement and Knowledge Exchange - contact Ms Kerrie Armstrong

Please keep a look out for Schemes that will come out quarterly:

SPGH Committees

  • Marketing, Advancement & Knowledge Exchange (MAKE) Committee  - contact Mr Russell Smith
  • Research Committee - contact Prof Matt Spittal/Prof Jane Hocking
  • Teaching and Learning Committee - contact A/Prof Rosemary McKenzie
    • Policy and Strategy
  • MPH Working Group - contact Dr  Melissa Russell
    • A working group for Teaching and Learning
  • Graduate Research Training Committee - contact Prof Bec Bentley
  • Health and Safety Committee - contact Nicole Leach
  • Early Career Member - Dr Yamna Taouk and Jemimah Ride
  • MISCH Hub - contract Prof Julie Simpson

MDHS Networks and Committees

The Diversity and Inclusion site has information on programs, strategies and plans and also has information on the following:

  • LGBTI + Networks
  • Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee

There are a numbers of MDHS Committees, Forums and Networks including:

MDHS Early Career Researcher (ECR) Network is a not-for-profit, ECR-run group supporting early to mid-career researchers in MDHS

MDHS Support and Development Hub is a one stop shop to connect you with the broad range of learning and development initiatives available across the Faculty and University, designed to support your career development - includes:

  • Mentoring
  • Training and Development Offerings
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Support for New Starters

University networks etc

Graduate research

Graduate research contacts, candidature management process guides, resources for supervisors, examination information, committees and groups, policy.

  • Higher Degree Research Committee (HDRC)
  • Committee of Graduate Research Associate Deans (CGRAD)
  • Graduate Research Managers Advisory Group (GRMAG)
  • Graduate Research Administrators Network (GRAN)

Professional networks

The University houses a number of professional networks, including:

  • Association of Women on Campus at the University of Melbourne
  • Web Forum
  • Web Accessibility Network for Australian Universities
  • Records Management Network
  • Publication Coordinators Network
  • Grants and Research Development Network
  • Graduate Research Administrator Network

Professional Associations

Other sites:

Employee Assistance Program is also offered to staff to help them to maintain balance between wellbeing and professional performance (

Updates (emailed)

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Another useful tool for new staff, who are learning about the University’s audiences and channels:

More Information

Ruth Hentschel