Dr Kevin Williams

Program Manager, HOT NORTH

Qualifications:

PhD, University of Adelaide, 1995; Master of Science (Hons), Canterbury University, 1991; Bachelor of Horticultural Science, Lincoln College, 1984

Location:

Darwin - Royal Darwin Hospital campus

Biography:

Dr Kevin Williams is the Program Manager of HOT NORTH, a collaborative program of eight research institutes aiming to improve health outcomes in the tropical north of Australia.

Prior to this, he was Program Manager and then CEO of the Cooperative Research Centre for Remote Economic Participation, on secondment from the University of South Australia.

Kevin was the inaugural Director of the Northern Territory Centre for Renewable Energy and the Chief Executive Officer of the Northern Territory Natural Resource Management Board.

He founded the Plant and Pathogen Molecular Genetics group at the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI), led the SARDI Biofuels research group, and established the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy Algae and Biofuels Facility in Adelaide.

Kevin holds a Bachelor Degree in Horticulture, a Masters in Biotechnology and a PhD in Plant Molecular Genetics. He is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Research Themes
  1. HOT NORTH Visiting Fellow, Arca Testamenti Travels to Darwin

    HOT NORTH Visiting Fellow, Arca Testamenti Travels to Darwin

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    HSP recently partnered with the Menzies School of Health Research in Darwin, Australia to support a HOT NORTH Visiting Fellowship for an exceptional graduate student from Indonesia’s Bogor Agricultural University.

  2. NT News | HOT NORTH ASM

    NT News | HOT NORTH ASM

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    NT News report on the HOT NORTH Annual Scientifiv Symposium.

  3. HOT NORTH researchers gather in Darwin

    HOT NORTH researchers gather in Darwin

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    The HOT NORTH research initiative will be holding its inaugural Annual Scientific Symposium at Menzies School of Health Research (Menzies) in Darwin, from 24 to 25 May, 2018.

  4. Katherine doctors push for more public housing

    Katherine doctors push for more public housing

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    Katherine Times reports on the HOT NORTH Teaching Workshop.

  5. Developing Northern Australia 2017 Implementation Report

    Developing Northern Australia 2017 Implementation Report

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    Page 20 - Case Study | The Australian Government funded HOT NORTH project has hit the ground running in 2017, and is building north Australia’s expertise and capacity in tropical medicine through research projects that will transfer new knowledge to communities.

  6. Herald Sun | We are delivering for North: Joyce

    Herald Sun | We are delivering for North: Joyce

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    THE Coalition is investing more than $6 billion in Northern Australia, on its way to delivering more than 50 of the recommendations from its white paper, according to Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce.

  7. HOT NORTH: A community of excellence in tropical medicine

    HOT NORTH: A community of excellence in tropical medicine

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    The Australian Government funded HOT NORTH project has hit the ground running in 2017, and is building north Australia’s expertise and capacity in tropical medicine through research projects that will transfer new knowledge to communities.

  8. Hot North News - Issue 1

    Hot North News - Issue 1

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    Hello and welcome to the first edition of HOT NORTH NEWS. The purpose of this newsletter is to keep you informed of the latest developments happening in HOT NORTH. Here you will find information on research findings, funding opportunities, events, and the people and community that make it all possible.

  9. Research in the HOT NORTH

    Research in the HOT NORTH

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    As part of the Improving Health Outcomes in the Tropical North: a multidisciplinary collaboration (HOT NORTH) being undertaken at the Telethon Kids Institute under the leadership of Prof Jonathan Carapetis, work is being done to improve methods for monitoring GAS antibiotic susceptibility.

  10. Territory Q features HOT NORTH

    Territory Q features HOT NORTH

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    Read about our HOT NORTH collaboration in the latest Territory Q Magazine.

  11. E-news Healthy Tomorrow - Hot North Pilot Projects

    E-news Healthy Tomorrow - Hot North Pilot Projects

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    The first six pilot projects have been funded to help close critical gaps in health outcomes in northern Australia and the Asia-Pacific region as part of the unique collaborative program Improving Health Outcomes in the Tropical North (HOT NORTH), led by Menzies. Twelve pilot projects per year will be supported by HOT NORTH.

  12. Mosquito poo could help to detect diseases

    Mosquito poo could help to detect diseases

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    SCIENTISTS are experimenting with mozzie poo as a new method of controlling the spread of mosquito-borne diseases throughout tropical Australia. HOT NORTH

  13. HOT NORTH Fellowships to improve health outcomes in the tropics

    HOT NORTH Fellowships to improve health outcomes in the tropics

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    Five post-doctoral health professionals have been awarded Fellowships to help close critical gaps in health outcomes in northern Australia and the Asia-Pacific region as part of the unique collaborative program Improving Health Outcomes in the Tropical North (HOT NORTH), led by the Darwin-based Menzies School of Health Research (Menzies).

  14. Funding boost to tackle health challenges in northern Australia

    Funding boost to tackle health challenges in northern Australia

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    Work will begin to help close critical gaps in healthcare across northern Australia as the result of a $6m grant awarded today to Menzies School of Health Research (Menzies) by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).