UWA representation on ERA 2018 Research Evaluation Committees

Friday, 4 May 2018

Nine UWA researchers have been appointed as members of the 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Research Evaluation Committees (REC).

The Committee members will assess the quality of research in Australia occurring in Australian research institutions as part of the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) evaluations now underway for 2018.

UWA researchers have been appointed across seven RECs as outlined below:

Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 2 May

Thursday, 3 May 2018

Good afternoon. Yesterday the State Education Minister, the Hon Sue Ellery, other WA Vice-Chancellors and industry partners, joined a roundtable discussion on the importance of education to the State’s future.

David Harrison announcement

Wednesday, 2 May 2018

After nearly six years with the University of Western Australia, David Harrison will be leaving the institution to take on the role of Chief of Staff to the Vice-Chancellor at Murdoch University. David's last day at UWA will be 18 May.

Finalists for 2018 IQ Awards announced

Tuesday, 1 May 2018

The annual IQ Awards on 10 May will celebrate UWA staff, researchers and students who are developing creative solutions to real-world problems.

Our applicants are helping to drive UWA’s culture of innovation and their amazing stories will inspire others to get involved in creating, doing, and making a contribution to exciting transformations for the future. 

Award winners will receive support to take their projects further – including access to funding, publicity, networks and mentors.

On the run

Monday, 30 April 2018

Rodney Glossop has spent his career helping people achieve their health and fitness goals and prides himself on leading by example knowing it can motivate and encourage others.

UWA Sport’s Deputy General Manager also likes a challenge and is currently training for his latest one.

On Sunday 27 May, Rodney will participate in the UWA half marathon, part of the HBF Run for Reason. This will be his first half marathon, in fact the first running event he’s participated in since the 12k City to Surf 15 years ago.

2018 WA Innovator of the Year competition opens today

Thursday, 26 April 2018

The WA Innovator of the Year competition is an initiative of the Western Australian Government's New Industries Fund providing support to innovators and entrepreneurs across our State.

UWA researchers with innovations in development at UWA are encouraged to discuss applying by contacting UWA's Research Commercialisation Team.