International collaboration and technology in response to pandemics is essential, argues Professor Barry Marshall AC. Nobel Prize Laureate Professor Marshall is Co-Director of the Marshall Centre for Infectious Diseases Research and Training.
Security in the time zone shared by Western Australia and 60 per cent of the world's population is the concern here of Former Defence Minister, now Australia's Ambassador Designate to the United States of America, Professor Kim Beazley. Professor Beazley is also Professorial Fellow of Political Science and International Relations at The University of Western Australia.
Professor Alan Robson, Vice-Chancellor, The University of Western Australia, writes about the opportunities and challenges - and suggests some likely solutions - for higher education in globalised economies.
Professor Krishna Sen, UWA's Dean of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, on last week's move by the Prime Minister in vetoing the nomination of Mr Borrowman, a successful career diplomat, as Australia’s next Ambassador to Germany, on the grounds that he was not fluent in the German language ...