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About Professor Paul Wellings

An Australian/British citizen, Professor Paul Wellings was born in Nottingham and educated at the universities of London, Durham and East Anglia. He moved to Australia in 1981 as a research ecologist at CSIRO, becoming Chief of the Entomology Division in 1995. From 1997 to 1999, he was Head of the Innovation and Science Division, Department of Industry, Science and Resources, Canberra, and in 1999 he became Deputy Chief Executive of CSIRO. Professor Wellings has previously been a Director of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). In 2006 he was appointed to the board of Universities UK and Chair of its International European Policy Committee. He was also a board member of Higher Education Funding Council for England and Chair of its Research and Innovation Committee. In 2012 Professor Wellings became Vice-Chancellor of the University of Wollongong, Australia.


Present Vice-Chancellor, University of Wollongong, University of Wollongong

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Contact Information

Ph: 02 4221 3932
Fax: 02 4227 1771
Postal address: University of Wollongong 2522, Australia


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