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Advancing Melbourne: the University of Melbourne and the City
Members' Lunch with Professor Duncan Maskell
November 14, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm$80.00 – $95.00
We are delighted that Professor Duncan Maskell, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Melbourne will be joining us for lunch as he is celebrating one year in Melbourne.
Not only is Professor Maskell excited about the University and its contribution to education on an international level, but he is passionate about working together with the business sector to advance our city of Melbourne.
Professor Maskell was the Senior Pro-Vice-Chancellor at the University of Cambridge, responsible for overall planning and resources for the globally-recognised institution with an annual turnover of approximately £2 billion. He also worked at the heart of one of Europe’s largest academic development programs, spearheading an array of productivity initiatives.
Professor Maskell supports a culture of philanthropy, public education for public good, and a strong international presence to attract and retain the best of the best. He is also fervent about the need to gather rigorous data and communicate clear, factual messages to the public, preventing the perpetuation of misinformation and myths.
Join us as Professor Maskell leads this conversation on a futuristic Melbourne.
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