Professor Mike Calford
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Professor Mike Calford is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), with responsibility for management of the University's research and intellectual property, research training and strategic research planning. Mike is a member of Executive Committee and chairs the Singapore Advisory Committee. He is also Professor of Human Physiology.
Mike is an internationally recognised Neuroscientist who heads a group funded by an NHMRC Program Grant to examine pre-clinical models of ischemic stroke therapy. For information in relation to research undertaken by Professor Mike Calford click on http://www.newcastle.edu.au/school/biomedical-sciences/research-information/laboratories/stroke.html.
Mike came to the University of Newcastle in 2000, and was the Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Health from 2006 until 2009. Prior to moving to the University of Newcastle, he held research academic appointments at The University of Melbourne, City University of New York, Oxford, The University of Queensland, The University of California at Irvine, and The Australian National University.
Mike heads the Research Division which comprises:
- Research Services
- Office of Graduate Studies
- Excellence in Research for Australia
- Researcher Development Program
- Research Higher Degree Candidates
- Register of Supervisors
- Research Policies and Guidelines
- Research Portfolio Manager
And also hosts: