• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0037

Sara, Vicki

  • Occupation Academic, Endocrinologist


Vicki Sara researches in the area of growth hormones and foetal brain development. She became the Dean of Science at Queensland University in 1996.

Vicki was the Chancellor of the University of Technology, Sydney, for three terms: 15 December 2004-14 December 2008; 15 December 2008-14 December 2012 and; 15 December 2012 until 17 February 2016.


Having completed a Bachelor of Arts and PhD at the University of Sydney, Sara worked at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, between 1976-92. She was subsequently appointed Head, Queensland University of Technology School of Life Science from 1993; Director, Cooperative Research Centre for Diagnostic Technologies 1995-96; and Dean of Science, Queensland University of Technology from 1996.

Sara was awarded the Rolf Luft Medal, Karolinska Institute, in 1993 and the Eccles award, National Health & Medical Research Council of Australia, in 1994.


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