Pro Vice-Chancellor Research & Innovation, University of Newcastle

Professor Hodgson is a highly respected Neuroimmunologist whose research has made significant contributions in the field of fetal programming. During her research career, Professor Hodgson has published in excess of 90 refereed journal papers and two books, and has facilitated major international collaborations with partners in the USA, Canada, Israel, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, the Netherlands and the UK. In addition to her role as Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation), Professor Hodgson is also Director of UON’s Laboratory of Neuroimmunology.

As Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation), Professor Hodgson has been instrumental in improving research and research training opportunities and support at the University. She has provided strong leadership in driving the University’s research and innovation agenda with a particular focus on engagement with industry, business and our stakeholder community. Professor Hodgson’s work has supported enhanced entrepreneurial activity and research commercialisation at the University.

Professor Hodgson has substantial expertise in working with all levels of government and relevant national and international agencies across the sector. She has built an excellent network of industry and academic partners, and is a highly respected senior leader across UON and the sector.

Experience

  • –present
    Pro Vice-Chancellor Research & Innovation, University of Newcastle