Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) (from 21 January 2019)
B.Sc (Hons I) Adelaide, PhD ANU, D.Sc Melbourne
As Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) Professor Keith Nugent leads the University’s research priorities to deliver high quality research outcomes, coupled with demonstrable, excellent and impactful engagement with end-users of its research.
After completing his PhD in physics at ANU, Professor Nugent continued on to become a world-renowned researcher, best known for his pioneering work on x-ray physics. He is a two-time Australian Research Council (ARC) Federation Fellow, he led an ARC Centre of Excellence and is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science. He was previously Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) at La Trobe University, where he was responsible for improving research performance.