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Biographical entry Sheil, Margaret Mary (1961 - )

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Born
9 August 1961
Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Chemist and University Administrator

Summary

Margaret Sheil is a research chemist who has played key roles in the governance and promotion of research at senior levels at several Australian universities, the Australian Research Council and other organisations. She has also been a strong advocate for women as scientific researchers. In 2000 Sheil was appointed Professor of Chemistry at the University of Wollongong, the first woman to be appointed to such a role. In 2018 the Royal Australian Chemical Institute instituted the Margaret Sheil Award to recognise outstanding female leadership in a chemistry-related field.

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1988 - 1989
Career position - Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Utah, U.S.A.
1988 - 2005
Career position - Member, Royal Australian Chemical Institute
1989 - 1990
Career position - Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Australian National University
1990 - 1998
Career position - Lecturer in Chemistry, University of Wollongong
1991 - 1992
Career position - Visiting Fellow, Australian National University
1994 - 1998
Career position - Senior Lecturer in Chemistry, University of Wollongong
1995 - 2007
Career position - Member, Editorial Board, European Journal of Mass Spectrometry
1998 - 2007
Career position - Member, American Society for Mass Spectrometry
1998 - 2007
Career position - Member, American Chemical Society
2000 - 2007
Career position - Professor of Chemistry, University of Wollongong
2001 - 2002
Career position - Dean, Faculty of Science, University of Wollongong
2001 - 2002
Career position - Member, Expert Advisory Committee on Physics, Chemistry and Geosciences, Australian Research Council
2002 - 2004
Career position - President, Australian and New Zealand Society for Mass Spectrometry
2002 - 2005
Career position - Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research), University of Wollongong
2002 - 2006
Career position - Australian Representative, International Society for Mass Spectrometry
2002 - 2007
Career position - Board Member, CRC for Smart Internet Technology
2004 - 2007
Career position - Member, Advisory Board, Eskitis Research Institute, Griffith University
2005 -
Award - Fellow, Royal Australian Chemical Institute
2005 - 2007
Career position - Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) University of Wollongong
2006 - 2007
Career position - Editor, Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry
2007 -
Career position - Emeritus Professor, University of Wollongong
2007 - 2012
Career position - Member, Prime Minister's Science Engineering and Innovation Council, Office of the Chief Scientist
2007 - 2012
Career position - Member, CRCs Committee
2007 - 2012
Career position - Chief Executive Officer, Australian Research Council
2008 -
Career position - Member, Advisory Council, Science Industry Endowment Fund, CSIRO
2008 - 2010
Career position - Member, International Advisory Board, National Research Foundation of Korea
2009 -
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
2010 - 2012
Career position - Member, Australia-India Council
2011 -
Award - Living Luminary of Australian Chemistry Award, Royal Australian Chemical Institute
2012 - 2015
Career position - Education Specialist, Board of the Australian National Selection Committee, UNESCO, Commonwealth Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
2012 - 2018
Career position - Provost/Chief Academic Officer/Standing Deputy to Vice-Chancellor, University of Melbourne
2013 -
Award - Morrison Medal, Australian and New Zealand Society for Mass Spectrometry
2014 -
Award - Inaugural Fellow, Australian and New Zealand Society for Mass Spectrometry
2014 -
Career position - Member, Clunies Ross Awards Committee, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
2014 -
Career position - Judging Panel Member, Eureka Prize for Innovation, Australian Museum
2014 - 2016
Career position - Chair, Rural Research and Development Profit Selection Committee, Commonwealth Department of Agriculture and Water Resources
2016 -
Career position - Director, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
2016 -
Career position - Member, National Research Infrastructure Council
2017 -
Award - Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for distinguished service to science and higher education as an academic and administrator, through significant contributions to the national research landscape and to performance standard
2018 -
Career position - Vice-Chancellor, Queensland Institute of Technology

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  • 'Sheil, Margaret Mary', in Who's who in Australia 2012, 48th edn, Crown Content, Melbourne, 2012, p. 2028. Details

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