Wesley College Melbourne Australia
Wesley College Institute

Research Advisory Committee

The role of the Research Advisory Committee is to support and give advice on the development of the Wesley College Institute and to offer suggestions, which will further advance the educational goals of the Institute and the College.

The main functions of the Committee are:

  • To assist in planning and identifying opportunities for research and teacher education 
  • To identify opportunities and to strengthen networks which may benefit the Institute and Wesley College and 
  • To promote contact, provide information and facilitate the exchange of ideas, with the wider world


  • Matthew Albert (OW1998) - Founder of the SAIL Program and barrister at law
  • Dr Ellie Rennie (OW1992) - Deputy Director, Institute for Social Research, Swinburne University of Technology


  • Professor Field Rickards (OW1966) - Dean of Education, The University of Melbourne


  • Dr Don Cameron - Honorary Research Associate, Department of Anatomy and Histology and Centre for Neuroscience, School of Medicine , Flinders University


  • Professor Ingrid Winship - Executive Director for Research, Melbourne Health and Professor of Adult Clinical Genetics, The University of Melbourne/Royal Melbourne Hospital 
  • Professor Bob Williamson AO - Emeritus Professor of Genetics of Imperial College London, Professor of Medical Genetics of The University of Melbourne
  • Dr Doa El-Ansary - Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences (Physiotherapy); Honorary, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Royal Melbourne Hospital and Honorary Associate Professor, The University of Canberra