The Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor title, established in honour of Sir Redmond Barry's contribution as founder of the University, recognises and rewards outstanding leaders within the University's professoriate.

Redmond Barry Distinguished Professors are recognised for their pre-eminence in research or creative activity, or pre-eminence in research and teaching.

Our current Redmond Barry Distinguished Professors are:

  • Professor Kim L Bennell, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences
  • Professor Peter Bossaerts, Faculty of Business & Economics
  • Professor Glenn Browning, Faculty of Vetinerary & Agricultural Sciences
  • Professor Rajkumar Buyya, Faculty of Science
  • Professor Deli Chen, Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences
  • Professor Mark Considine, Faculty of Arts
  • Professor Barry Conyngham, Faculty of VCA & MCM
  • Professor Barbara Creed, School of Culture and Communication, Faculty of Arts
  • Professor Joy Damousi, Faculty of Arts
  • Professor Karen Day, Faculty of Science
  • Professor Frank Dunshea, Faculty of Veterinary & Agricultural Sciences
  • Professor Robyn Eckersley, Faculty of Arts
  • Professor David Gardner, Faculty of Science
  • Professor Robin Gasser, Faculty of Veterinary & Agricultural Sciences
  • Professor Philip Goad, Chair of Architecture, Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning
  • Professor Lesley Head, School of Geography, Faculty of Science
  • Professor Paul Hemsworth, Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences
  • Professor Janet Hergt, Faculty of Science
  • Professor John Hopper, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences
  • Professor Karen (Etty) Jehn, Faculty of Business and Economics
  • Professor Sandra Kentish, Melbourne School of Engineering
  • Professor Marcia Langton, Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences
  • Professor Timothy Lindsey, Melbourne Law School
  • Professor Iven Mareels, Dean, Melbourne School of Engineering
  • Professor Ivan Marusic, Melbourne School of Engineering
  • Professor Janet McCalman, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences
  • Professor James McCluskey, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
  • Professor Tim McNamara, Faculty of Arts
  • Professor Terry Nolan, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences
  • Professor Andrea O’Connor, Melbourne School of Engineering
  • Professor Anne Orford, Melbourne Law School
  • Professor Peter Otto, Faculty of Arts
  • Professor Aleks Owczarek, Faculty of Science
  • Professor Ian Ramsay, Melbourne Law School
  • Professor Abdullah Saeed, Faculty of Arts
  • Professor Mike Sandiford, Faculty of Science
  • Distinguished Professor Emeritus Frances Separovic, Faculty of Science
  • Professor Adrienne Stone, Melbourne Law School
  • Professor Geoff Taylor, Faculty of Science
  • Professor Pete Taylor, Faculty of Science
  • Laureate Professor Leann Tilley, Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences
  • Professor Stephanie Trigg, Faculty of Arts
  • Professor Kari Vilonen, Faculty of Science
  • Professor Raymond Volkas, Faculty of Science
  • Professor Rachel Webster, Faculty of Science
  • Professor Gillian Wigglesworth, Faculty of Arts
  • Professor Julie Willis, Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning
  • Professor Stuart Wyithe, Faculty of Science
  • Professor Johanna Wyn, Melbourne Graduate School of Education
  • Professor Lyn Yates, Melbourne Graduate School of Education
  • Professor Justin Zobel, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Graduate and International Research)