Championing environmental history

Friday, 17 November 2017

Andrea Gaynor, Associate Professor of History, has always been interested in the environment. With environmental history being her main research focus, she now looks at current environmental issues through a historical lens. 

UWA-Chevron collaboration wins award

Friday, 17 November 2017

The University of Western Australia in partnership with Chevron Australia last night won the 2017 BHERT (Business/Higher Education Round Table) ‘Outstanding Collaboration in Research and Development Award’, presented at a gala dinner at the Park Hyatt in Melbourne. 

UWA’s Director of Business Development and Innovation, Mark Stickells said that UWA has enjoyed a successful and productive collaboration with Chevron for more than 15 years.

Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 15 November 2017

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Good morning. I am pleased to announce that Professor Simon Biggs has been appointed the University’s Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor.

Professor Simon Biggs

New Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Professor Simon Biggs has been appointed the next Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia.

Everyone’s a winner at Staff Sports Day

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

UWA’s annual Staff Sports day has wrapped for another year with around 500 participants taking on the heat in a fun-filled day.

Riley Oval was awash with colour, as competitors dressed in red, blue, yellow, green and purple depending on which team they were representing. Health and Medical Sciences’ blue oasis themed marquee was judged the best on the day.

University Christmas closedown period

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

This year the University closedown period is from 12 noon Friday, 22 December 2017, with the University re-opening on Thursday, 4 January 2018.

As per usual practice, on Friday 22 December 2017, all areas are required to remain open and public counters staffed until 12 noon. Clear signage should be placed on counters indicating the dates the University is closed for business. After 12 noon all staff may proceed on leave.  Staff planning to take leave on 22 December will need to submit an application for a full day’s leave.

Office of Research Enterprise: We can assist writing and planning applications for DECRA or ARC Discovery Project grants

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

The Streamlined Application Support Program (SASP) will assist you with the process of planning and writing applications for a 2019 ARC Discovery Project or DECRA.

The pilot program will help you save time, reduce administrative uncertainty and improve the quality of your application.

All UWA researchers are invited to register for the program's series of workshops from November 2017 to March 2018. There are over 20 sessions addressing different parts of the application process.

Solving the world’s water problems starts at the dinner table

Monday, 13 November 2017

For Anas Ghadouani, Professor of Environmental Engineering, solving the world’s water problems starts with looking at ways to reduce waste. It’s a unique approach to tackle one of the world’s biggest challenges, and was the theme of his talk at TEDxPerth last Saturday.

Growing up in Morocco, in a family of academics, Anas has fond memories of his family hosting visitors and the variety of interesting topics discussed.

Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 8 November 2017

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Good morning. In a rapidly changing world we must equip our students with the skills they need to succeed in the future.

Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 1 November 2017

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Good morning. Our position as a world-leading university has been re-emphasised with another strong result in a key ranking.