Claire Webb’s guide dog-in-training, Frankie – the only male to have taken part

Developing leading women for 15 years

Monday, 8 March 2010

UWA's Leadership Development for Women marked its 15th anniversary late last year - and two males were honoured during the celebrations.

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Alan Robson, was the inaugural winner of the Joan Eveline Mentoring Award and Frankie, a guide dog-in-training, was presented with a bone-shaped certificate for being the only male participant in the LDW program.

Caroline Baillie

Encouraging creativity in outlook

Monday, 8 March 2010

For an engineer, Caroline Baillie spends a lot of time in theatres and art galleries.

Winthrop Professor Baillie has a Chair in Engineering Education and has successfully used art and drama to help engineering students with the creative side of their work, to attract young people into the profession and to raise awareness of how art is made possible through engineering.

New online connections for alumni

Monday, 8 March 2010

UWA graduates will soon have a custom-designed form of Facebook.

alumniConnect, the new online community for graduates, will be launched next month. It is a professional and social networking site, to help alumni stay in touch with each other and the University.

Mark Beeson

Travel leads to academic career

Monday, 8 March 2010

As a young man Mark Beeson travelled a lot in Asia. As UWA's new Professor of Political Science and International Relations, he is an Asia specialist.

"I didn't discover university until I was 30," said the Winthrop Professor. "I was too busy travelling the world and working at all sorts of jobs."

UWA Jessup - Australian Champions

Monday, 8 February 2010

UWA has won the Australian National Rounds of the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition this year.

UWA defeated Bond University's team in the semi final, securing its place representing Australia in the International Rounds in Washington DC.

Afterwards, UWA defeated the Australian National University in a close Grand Final moot, which took place in Court 1 of the High Court. Justice Gummow of the High Court presided over the Grand Final. Last year, UWA was Australian Runner-Up.

UWA Publishing welcomes industry professional as new publisher

Friday, 29 January 2010

Former senior editor at Text Publishing, Melanie Ostell will be joining the staff of UWA Publishing (UWAP) in March in the position of Publisher.

Mammalia in Angel City by Jon Tarry

Artistic vision deepens cancer awareness

Tuesday, 19 January 2010

Accompanying the launch of an important new book on a cancer that affects one in nine Australian women before the age of 75 are a series of pencil and wash drawings by Jon Tarry that symbolise the relationship between mother and child.

Landscape Architects Design and Develop

Landscape Architects Design and Develop

Tuesday, 19 January 2010

The Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree is a design based course that addresses both the problems and opportunities facing the natural and built environment.

As we become more conscious of preserving our environment, culture and artistic vision, Landscape Architecture has a growing relevance in our world.

Business School building

Business School Highlights - A year of significant progress

Wednesday, 6 January 2010

UWA Business School
The year 2009 has been an incredible one for the UWA Business School.  We celebrated the opening of our new, award-winning building, and we are now focussing resources on building strength and capacity above and beyond our reputation.

Centre for Social Impact: A Dynamic New Initiative at the UWA Business School

Monday, 4 January 2010

UWA Business School
The Centre for Social Impact WA - thought leader in social investment and sustainable communities - is a joint venture between the national Centre for Social Impact and The University of Western Australia Business School. The CSI is headquartered at The University of New South Wales, with sister centres at The University of Melbourne and Swinburne University of Technology. Each centre around the country has unique strengths and collectively the mission is supporting and strengthening the social enterprises of today and the social entrepreneurs of tomorrow. Through top class teaching and world class research, the aim is to position Australia as one of the world's best at delivering community benefit and generating social innovation.