Assistant Professor Gerardine Neylon at her desk

Introducing Ger

Thursday, 12 June 2014

Dr Gerardine Neylon has recently been appointed Assistant Professor in Early Childhood in the Faculty of Education. Ger hails from Ireland and completed her PhD at the University of Limerick. She is an expert in early childhood policy and pedagogy, with a special interest in the continued professional development of child care workers and the development of services for children aged 0 to 5 years. Her experience will guide the Faculty’s development of Early Childhood education and care to meet the ACECQA national standards for initial teacher education.

Sally Sandover, Wayne McGowan and Lee Partridge with their award

Rewarding the pathway to research

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

A UWA program that helps undergraduate students conduct world-class research and even present at international conferences has won a prestigious award. The Faculty of Education’s Dr Wayne McGowan, together with Professor Sally Sandover and Associate Professor Lee Partridge, led the Undergraduate Learning and Teaching Research Internship Scheme (ULTRIS) and were presented with an Award for Programs that Enhance Learning. 

Education Graduates at Prize Giving Ceremony

The state’s most employable graduates

Tuesday, 10 June 2014

The Faculty of Education has been ranked 33rd in the world and 7th in Australia according to this year’s QS World University Rankings by Subject. The result recognises the commitment the Faculty’s staff and students have for high-quality education, and the Faculty’s good reputation not just in Australia but also internationally.  Indeed, what is likely to be of great interest to current and prospective students alike is the Faculty’s high ‘employer reputation’.

Peter Klinken, Peter Leedman & Larry Iffla

Harry Perkins has arrived

Thursday, 24 April 2014

The launch of the Harry Perkins Institute has signalled a new era in medical research.

John Challis: a talent for maximising medical research funding

Time to build bridges, partnerships and funding

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Much as he loves the micro level of medical research, John Challis came to the realisation many years ago, that the macro level - the translation of that research - is even more exciting.

What does the future look like for these fragile infants?

Thursday, 24 April 2014

About one in 12 babies in Australia is born prematurely and WA has the best record in the country for keeping these babies alive and ensuring quality of life.

Tim St Pierre: lecturing around the world

Magnetics deliver attractive therapies and diagnostics

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Twenty years ago, Tim St Pierre and his colleagues were known as ‘those weird scientists who study magnetism in medicine'.

Tim St Pierre

Magnetics deliver attractive therapies and diagnostics

Thursday, 3 April 2014

Twenty years ago, Tim St Pierre and his colleagues were known as ‘those weird scientists who study magnetism in medicine’.

Now the global Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers not only recognises Professor St Pierre but is feting him this year as their Magnetics Society’s Distinguished Lecturer for 2014.

Director of Harry Perkins, Professor Peter Leeman and his family

Woman walk so their sisters can be well

Thursday, 27 March 2014

If the energetic fund-raising, the training, the camaraderie, the support for cancer sufferers and survivors, and simply the enthusiasm could be bottled, the inaugural Weekend to End Women's Cancers would have ensured the diseases were cured.

Spending time with strong Bardi Jawi women

Self-starters can take study out to the bush

Thursday, 27 March 2014

You can't get much more remote, in WA, than One Arm Point.