The notes in our head

Thursday, 30 May 2019

Nicholas Bannan tends not to separate his work from pleasure in his different creative roles in the Conservatorium of Music. As a Senior Lecturer in one of Australia’s leading music schools, Nicholas designs and oversees the units in the postgraduate music courses at UWA. 

Nina McCarthy

Championing positive mental health in PhD students

Wednesday, 29 May 2019

As a geneticist at the Centre for Genetic Origins of Health and Disease, Nina McCarthy has devoted much of her working life to combating psychiatric illnesses.

Ben McGuire

Ben’s on the mark

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Ben McGuire may be a rising star at East Perth Football Club, but the talented athlete has his feet planted firmly on the ground.

Raising the Bar Perth

World-leading experts take to the stage (and pubs) across Perth

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Western Australians will have the opportunity to hear from leading experts in music, literature, rock art, business, history, engineering, medicine and science during UWA’s Research Impact Series.

Helping books come to life

Monday, 13 May 2019

Eleanor Hurt worked in the Dymocks head office as the book buyer for their flagship store for a few years prior to joining UWA Publishing (UWAP) early this year.

Rory Garton-Smith, UWA student and Laurence Escalante, VGW

UWA and VGW join forces to develop young tech talent

Friday, 5 April 2019

The University of Western Australia has partnered with global technology company VGW to give students more opportunities to complete internships, gain scholarships, and collaborate on innovative research.

Photonic switch research to see the light

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

The research team behind the design of a new photonic switch to help meet the need of ever-increasing network speeds has been awarded Pathfinder funding to build and test a prototype at UWA.

Vote for our researchers in the 2019 Pitch It Clever competition

Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Support our UWA researchers by voting for them in the Pitch It Clever People’s Choice Award.

Pitch it Clever is an annual competition from Universities Australia challenging early career researchers to communicate their research and why it matters to non-specialist audiences via video.

Five UWA researchers have submitted their videos on topics ranging from offshore renewable energy to exercise.

Vote for our researchers in the 2019 Pitch It Clever competition

Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Support our UWA researchers by voting for them in the Pitch It Clever People’s Choice Award.

Pitch it Clever is an annual competition from Universities Australia challenging early career researchers to communicate their research and why it matters to non-specialist audiences via video.

Five UWA researchers have submitted their videos on topics ranging from offshore renewable energy to exercise.

Alex Kerr graduating from UWA

Alex Kerr: 1921-2018

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Alexander McBride Kerr occupied many roles over his 97 years: great grandfather, journalist, RAAF pilot, prisoner of war, consultant to the United Nations and foreign governments– and at one point, Dean of UWA’s Faculty of Economics and Commerce – to name a few.