Professor Avril Robertson is Director of Biotechnology Programs in the School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, Affiliate Professor at the Institute of Molecular Bioscience, and leads a research lab in drug discovery and translation. 

 As Acting Deputy Associate Dean Research (Research Partnerships), Avril enhances the collaboration and engagement of the Faculty’s researchers across the University and with external partners. She contributes to future strategies in research excellence, engagement and impact in the Faculty of Science. Avril also encourages skill development and builds researcher capability in partnership engagement