Professorial Fellow, University of Melbourne

FAA, FAHA, FTSE, FASSA. Member, Australian Parliament 1977-98, Minister for Science 1983-90. Australian Representative, UNESCO, Paris 1991-95. Author of Sleepers, Wake! Technology and the Future of Work (1982), Dictionary of World Biography (1996), A Thinking Reed - autobiography (2006). He was the first Australian politician to draw attention to the ICT Revolution, biotechnology, climate change/global warming, population growth and sustainability, social responses to an ageing population (The Third Age). Only person elected as Fellow of all four of Australia's learned Academies.

Experience

  • –present
    Honorary (Professorial Fellow), Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne

Education

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    University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Laws
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    University of Melbourne, Master of Arts
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    University of Technology, Sydney, Doctor of Letters
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    Macquarie University, Doctor of Science
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    Melbourne University, Doctor of Laws

Honours

AC