Lawrence Stedman


Dr Lawrence Stedman has been Principal Policy Adviser within QUT’s Chancellery, since 1995. He holds a PhD in mathematics from the Australian National University and, prior to joining QUT, he worked within both the Australian Commonwealth Department of Finance (monitoring higher education) and the Commonwealth Department of Health, where he was Secretary to the Medical Research Committee of the National Health and Medical Research Council. He has co-authored, with Professor Peter Coaldrake, a number of publications, including two books on higher education: On the Brink:  Australia’s Universities Confronting Their Future (University of Queensland Press, 1998) and Raising the Stakes: Gambling With The Future Of Universities (University of Queensland Press, 2013).