The Consultative Committee was established under the Fund’s Trust Deed and comprises of representatives from UniSuper Limited’s 37 shareholder universities. The function of the Consultative Committee is to advise and to make recommendations to the Trustee as well as to give its consent in relation to any matter under the Deed.
The University of Western Australia’s subject areas of Agriculture and Forestry, Psychology, Education and Earth and Marine Sciences have all ranked in the top 50 in this year’s QS World University Rankings by Subject.
UWA featured in the world’s elite (top 200) institutions in 23 of the 34 subjects assessed. Overall, 3551 universities were evaluated and 894 were ranked; more than100 million citation attributions were analysed and more than 14,000 programs were verified.
The Academic Staff Agreement provides for the establishment of the Academic Staff Consultative Committee (ACC). The role of the ACC is to enable direct consultation between management and employees on workplace relations and human resource matters. The membership of the committee includes three elected staff representatives and a vacancy has arisen for a staff representative at Level D or E.
A prize of two Virgin Australia domestic airfares – to any destination in the country – is the pick of the crop among the great prizes on offer at this year’s UWA Employee Benefits and Wellbeing Expo.
Human Resources organisers Celine Gaudin (Employee Benefits Manager) and Sarina Hilton (Health and Wellbeing Officer) have combined their efforts again for a bumper expo with 22 stalls in and around Winthrop Hall.
All UWA staff are invited to the 2nd forum on the establishment of the Australian Consensus Centre at UWA to be held on Wednesday 29 April from 12 noon to 1 pm in the Murdoch Lecture Theatre (capacity 240 people) located in the Arts Faculty building.
The South-West of Western Australia covers the general area south of Geraldton and west of Esperance and Nungarin. To the Nyungar people, the area is known as Nyungar Boodjar. Within this area, 50% of the placenames are of Nyungar origin but, to date, little of their meaning has been widely known.
Research Grants Awarded Between 3 March and 20 April 2015
ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION OF AUSTRALIA Dr Helen Keen, Dr Johannes Nossent, Associate Professor Wendy Davis, Professor Timothy Davis, School of Medicine and Pharmacology: 'The Prevalence of Subclinical Synovitis and Urate Deposition in a Hyperuriceamic Cohort of the Fremantle Diabetes Study'—$15,000 (2015)