Hackett Café gets a new look

Monday, 25 May 2015

The UWA Student Guild is unveiling a new-look Hackett Café this Thursday 28th May.

The café will close at 2pm on Wednesday for the installation of new furniture. It will reopen at the usual time of 7.30am on Thursday with a fresh, modern style including plenty of couches – perfect for tea breaks and meetings with colleagues!

Come and have a look this Thursday or Friday and enjoy FREE cake when you buy a medium or large hot drink (while stocks last).

Have your say on transport to UWA. Check for your emailed invitation to participate in the UWA Commuting Survey.

Monday, 25 May 2015

The University is seeking your feedback on commuting to and from UWA. Whether you walk, drive, cycle, take public transport or any other method, sharing your experiences can help guide the future of transport to UWA.

The UWA Commuting Survey assesses the transport patterns and experiences of UWA staff and students. It then provides vital information for the University’s strategies to provide reliable, efficient and sustainable transport to campus.

Unisuper Consultative Committee - Academic Staff Representative

Monday, 25 May 2015

Invitations to nominate for the above committee position were called via the 6 May 2015 UWA Forward all-staff email.

I am pleased to announce that Professor Stuart Bunt of the School of Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology has been returned unopposed to the position.

Congratulations Professor Bunt.

Mr Mark David

Associate Director, HR Services

Human Resources

T +61 8 6488 2144

Visit UWA's new Crowd Research website

Monday, 25 May 2015

It is with great anticipation that I launch the new UWA Crowd Research web site which can be found at http://crowdresearch.uwa.edu.au/.

Involving the community in UWA research projects continues to be an important component of our impact agenda, and this new web site allows this to happen in three ways:

UWA Research Awards and Honours - Call for Nominations

Monday, 25 May 2015

Nominations are currently being sought to acknowledge the efforts of outstanding researchers at different levels of their academic careers, for the following awards:    

The Vice-Chancellor’s Senior Research Awards
The Vice-Chancellor’s Mid-Career Research Awards
The Vice-Chancellor’s Research Awards for Early Career Investigators
The Vice-Chancellor’s Award in Research Mentorship
The Vice-Chancellor’s Award in Impact and Innovation

Registrations for July's Staff Orientation session now open

Monday, 25 May 2015

The University provides a range of orientation sessions to guide staff new to the University.  These sessions are also of value to existing staff seeking an update on current University directions, services and policy.

Supervisors and Managers are asked to promote these events widely to new staff and to emphasise their importance in providing an effective means of orientation to University practice and policy.

Honorary Doctorates - Call for Nominations for Award in 2016

Monday, 25 May 2015

Nominations for Honorary Doctorates for award at Graduation Ceremonies in 2016 are now invited.  Nominations may only be submitted by members of the Academic Board or Senate.  Other members of the University community who have suggestions for nominations should discuss their proposals with a member of the Board or the Senate.  (Details of the membership of these bodies are available at  http://www.governance.uwa.edu.au/committees/academic-board/membership  and

Chancellor's Medals - Call for Nominations for Award in 2016

Monday, 25 May 2015

Nominations are now invited for the award of a Chancellor’s Medal at Graduation Ceremonies in March and September 2016.

UWA named a top 10 employer for LGBTI-inclusion – again!

Monday, 25 May 2015

Australia’s top companies for supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people at work were announced on Friday, with UWA awarded as one of the ten best employers in the country for LGBTI inclusion.

The award marks the fifth year in a row UWA has been included in the annual top ten list.

UWA aspires to be included among the world’s top 50 Universities by 2050 and a demonstrable commitment to diversity and inclusion is critical to realising this aspiration.

Road Closures this Sunday for HBF Run for a Reason

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

The 2015 HBF Run for a Reason is on this Sunday.  In particular, road closures will be in place close to the CBD and Kings Park.

You may like to familiarise yourself with road closures that will be in place on Sunday 24 May  http://www.hbfrun.com.au/index.php/event-day/road-closure-maps

If you are a participant, good luck!