Faculty of
Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

Transparent and consultative governance of the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology is facilitated through the use of a series of representative committees.

Faculty Leadership Advisory Group (FLAG)

Chair: Executive Dean, EAIT
Secretary: Loretta Jamieson
Contact: loretta@uq.edu.au

The Faculty Leadership and Advisory Group provides an informal forum for the Executive Dean to discuss major operational matters, to seek input on strategic directions and to test reaction to proposals for change.

Board of Studies

Chair: Associate Dean, Academic
Secretary: Sandra Eccles
Contact: eaitcp@uq.edu.au  

The role of the Board of Studies is to oversee and promote the integration and rationalisation of programs and courses across the Faculty, review all proposals related to the Faculty’s undergraduate and postgraduate programs, establish working groups relating to programs, and advise the Executive Dean on matters concerning the interests of the Faculty.

Teaching & Learning Committee

Chair: Associate Dean, Academic
Secretary: Sandra Eccles
Contact: eaitcp@uq.edu.au

The role of the Teaching and Learning Committee is to provide strategic advice to the Executive Dean on all matters relating to teaching and learning within the Faculty, including the development, implementation and review of University and Faculty teaching and learning strategy and guidelines; quality assurance; and awards. 

Research Committee

Chair: Associate Dean, Research
Secretary: Kimberley Nunes
Contact: research@eait.uq.edu.au

The role of the EAIT Research Committee is to make recommendations on:

  • strategies and activities to strengthen the Faculty’s research capacity
  • strategic links to internal and external partners
  • grant applications
  • and rankings

The committee aims to foster a research culture in which innovative, creative research can be developed and carried out, and in which superior performance is expected, valued and rewarded; and ensure the effective implementation of research and research training policies.

PHD/Higher Doctorate Committee

Chair: Deputy Associate Dean, Research
Secretary: Kimberley Nunes
Contact: research@eait.uq.edu.au

Equity and Diversity Working Group

Chair: Paul Lant
Secretary: Kimberley Nunes
Contact: loretta@uq.edu.au

The role of the Working Group is to inform the development, implementation and review of strategies and plans that support student and staff equity and diversity within the Faculty. The Group will provide recommendations to the Faculty Leadership and Advisory Group on policy and initiatives, and advice on University level initiatives. Members will contribute to forums, workshops, consultative or developmental engagements to progress equity and diversity.

Faculty Board

Chair: EAIT Executive Dean
Secretary: Loretta Jamieson
Contact: loretta@uq.edu.au

The Faculty Board meets once a semester, all Faculty staff are invited to attend. The Executive Dean and Faculty Leadership Team provide an overview of past performance and future projections for all strategic areas of focus.

Engagement Committee

Chair: Associate Dean, External Engagement
Secretary: Kate Murphy
Contact: kate.murphy@uq.edu.au

The role of the EAIT Engagement Committee is to provide advice and policy recommendations to support the development of engagement strategies.

The Committee aims to:

  • Foster an environment in the Faculty in which innovative, creative campaigns can be developed and carried out, and in which alumni and community expectations and values are met.
  • Work in conjunction with UQ Advancement on policy development and implementation; and development of the Faculty’s Engagement Strategy to align with the University’s Engagement Plan. 
  • Evaluate and make recommendations to the Executive Dean for School and Centre engagement campaigns with alumni and industry partners.

Faculty & School Managers’ Meeting

Chair: Karen Perkins
Secretary: Karen Perkins
Contact: karen@eait.uq.edu.au

An informal forum to share information and to discuss operational and strategic direction.

FEM & School Managers’ Meeting

Chair: Karen Perkins
Secretary: Karen Perkins
Contact: karen@eait.uq.edu.au

An informal meeting to collectively review processes and governance.

Health, Safety and Wellness Committee

Chair: EAIT Executive Dean
Secretary: Kate Murphy
Contact: kate.murphy@uq.edu.au

The role of the Health, Safety and Wellness Committee is to oversee the implementation and development of policies and procedures, review hazard reporting and implement control measures, resolve issues, ensure compliance with central UQ policy and educate staff.

International Development Committee

Chair: Associate Dean, External Engagement
Secretary: Kate Murphy
Contact: kate.murphy@uq.edu.au

The role of the International Development Committee is to lead the international strategy for the Faculty, including:

  • providing input for the annual Strategic Plan for International Development,
  • implementing policies and actions,
  • and identifying significant international activity and making recommendations related to the support or coordination of that activity.

The Committee also advises and assists Schools and Centres in utilising resources for international development.