Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
University of New South Wales


Professor Nicholas Fisk

FAHMS, MBBS, PhD, MBA, FRANZCOG

Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, and staff photos

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
University of New South Wales

Professor Fisk is the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research) at UNSW Australia, a leading public research intensive university and member of the Group of Eight (Go8), based in Sydney.

Nick graduated MBBS from the University of Sydney, obtained his PhD from University College London and  MBA from Imperial College, London.

His previous positions include Executive Dean of the University of Queensland’s Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (2010-2016), Director of the University of Queensland’s Centre for Clinical Research (2008-2009), and  Professor of Obstetrics and Fetal Medicine at Imperial College London (1992-2007). Professor Fisk has served on the Boards of the Queensland Institute of Medical Research, the Metro North Hospital and Health Service, and Brisbane Diamantina Health Partners.

Professor Fisk’s research is in the fields of developmental biology and maternal-fetal medicine, and he is the author of more than 400 publications. He was elected to Fellowship of the Academy of Health and Medical Sciences in 2014.

He has served in leadership roles in a number of international and national organisations, including as President of the International Fetal Medicine and Surgery Society, Chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, and Chair of the Group of Eight Universities’ Deans of Medicine Committee. He currently chairs the Steering Committee of the Association of Academic Health Centers International.