I was born in London, took my D.Phil. at Oxford University and have been at UNSW since 1977. I am a former head of the history school, and was the Faculty’s Associate Dean for Research and Postgraduate Affairs from 2002-7.
Ballard's research is focused but has broad application in the fields of population genetics and ageing. He has published significant invited reviews e.g. Ballard and Rand (2005), Ballard and Whitlock (2004).
Prof Neville Hacker is a Conjoint Professor of the School of Women's & Children's Health specialising in the area of Gynaecological Oncology. he is also the Director of the Gynaecological Cancer Centre at the Royal Hospital for Women.
Dr Erez Ben-Menachem is a specialist anaesthetist at St Vincent's and Liverpool Hospitals, Sydney. He is a Fellow of the Australian New Zealand College ot Anaesthesia and the College of Intensive Care Medicine.
Dr Sanghoon (Shawn) Kook is a Senior Lecturer of the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering and directs the UNSW Engine Research Laboratory where automobile engines and alternative fuel combustion are investigated experimentally.