Professor Dawn Freshwater

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Professor Dawn Freshwater

Professor Dawn Freshwater


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Professor Dawn Freshwater joined the Board in 2017. Professor Freshwater is the Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia. Professor Freshwater received her doctorate at the University of Nottingham in 1998 and has been the recipient of numerous awards. She was elected to a Fellowship of the Royal College of Nursing in 2001. As an active academic Professor Freshwater serves on the Higher Education Funding Council for England’s Research Excellence Framework panel; reviews and acts in an advisory capacity for the National Institute for Health Research and Medical Research Council and to the National Institute for Clinical Excellence. She contributes to clinical academic fellowship panels and to awards of doctoral training centres. She sits on the NHMRC Women in Science Committee and leads the Athena Swan pilot for UWA.