Professor Grady Venville
Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education)
BSc Grad Dip Ed UWA, Grad Dip Science Ed PhD Curtin
As Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education), Professor Grady Venville has executive responsibility for the establishment and satisfaction of academic standards at ANU, including the delivery of an exceptional educational and student experience.
Her career highlights include a post-doctoral appointment at King’s College London; being appointed the inaugural Professor of Science Education in 2007, and Dean of Coursework Studies in 2013 at the University of Western Australia; and a three-year appointment to the ARC College of Experts.
Professor Venville’s research in science education focuses on conceptual development, curriculum integration and cognitive acceleration. She has made a lifelong commitment to teaching and education. A central belief underpinning everything she does is that high quality education is critical not only for human development but also for a healthy and peaceful society.