Dr. Ren Yi is the Director, Higher Degrees Research Office at Macquarie University, Australia
Dr. Ren Yi is currently working as the Director, Higher Degrees Research Office at the Macquarie University, Australia. He has been working in the Higher Education Sector in Australia for more than 10 years, including positions at the University of Melbourne, The University of Queensland, Victoria University and the University of Southern Queensland. Ren is actively involved with the research management profession. He is currently President of the Australasian Research Management Society as well as executive member of the Queensland Chapter. He is also an active member of the International Network of Research Management Societies. He has also been appointed to different research management committees by the Australia Research Council and by Universities Australia.
In 2009, Ren was awarded the Australian Endeavour Executive Award by Deputy Prime Minister Hon Julia Gillard. In the same year he also won an Award for Excellence 2009 from the Australasian Research Management Society for embedding research administration in a regional university. He has extensive experience as a researcher. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of Melbourne in economic geography and international business. He currently holds an Australia Research Council Linkage Gant. Dr. Yi is currently a reviewer for the Academy of International Business and Australian Research Council.