Robert Gordon University Physio Lands Landmark Fellowship For Parkinson’s Research



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A senior academic and physiotherapist at RGU has been awarded a fully-funded PhD fellowship from the Scottish Government’s Chief Scientist Office (CSO) and Parkinson’s UK, to further her work on exercise provision for people living with the complex long-term condition.

Julie Jones, a senior lecturer in RGU’s School of Health Sciences, has been awarded around £250,000 for the Clinical Academic Fellowship, which is the first of its kind received by a member of RGU and a rare achievement for an allied health practitioner. …

Thomas Kenneally Appointed Professorial Fellow At UniSA



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One of Australia’s most prolific authors, Booker Prize winner and “national treasure”, Thomas Kenneally, has been awarded the honorary title of Vice Chancellor’s Professorial Fellow at the University of South Australia.

The three-year Fellowship will see the award-winning novelist deliver masterclasses at UniSA from 2018, providing invaluable insights for students of creative writing and literature.

Author of more than 30 novels, and many more dramas, screenplays and books of non-fiction, Kenneally was first published in the Bulletin in 1962. …