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ISES 13th Equitation Science conference – ISES 2017 Down Under

Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia

Professor Tim Wess

Executive Dean Faculty of Science CSU

Presenting: Welcome to CSU Faculty of Science; The importance of communication of science in a multi-layered environment.

Professor Tim Wess was appointed as Executive Dean, Faculty of Science CSU in May 2013. He was the Head of the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Pro Vice Chancellor for Estates and Chairman of the Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre at Cardiff University. Professor Wess was also a member of the governing body at the University of Newport.  He has held a number of scientific administrative roles at both national and international level in numerous countries, and has vast experience in innovation and engagement, communicating science to the public, advising science and health policy and has also worked with charities globally.   

Tim's research interests are in order and disorder in the structure of biological systems, notably the interactions in biological materials within contemporary to archaeological contexts.  

Tim manages 8 schools within a wide regional geographical spread. Since his arrival, the faculty has already rejuvenated the management structure of the faculty and developed two major themes for the faculty as Food and Water Security and Health Ageing. Tim has made a significant improvement to the scrutiny, management and therefore the financial viability of the human and animal clinics. Tim has brought his strong belief in equality to the University and recently completed a graduate certificate in Wiradjuri to show his commitment to the aboriginal people on whose land Charles Sturt University is located.