Currie Hall

Currie Hall celebrates 50 years

Wednesday, 23 November 2011

The University of Western Australia's residential college Currie Hall has celebrated 50 years since it was named after the University's second Vice-Chancellor, Sir George Currie.

A golden ‘Nugget’ from UWA’s history

Friday, 18 November 2011

UWA Business School
Herbert Cole ‘Nugget' Coombs is a golden example of an Economics graduate.

Nugget, who gained a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts from The University of Western Australia, not only became the first Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, but also led a full life as a rural teacher, student, economist, Aboriginal rights activist, Chancellor of the Australian National University, Governor of the Commonwealth Bank and adviser to prime ministers from Ben Chifley through to Gough Whitlam.

Dr Marcal Gusmao (second from left) - UWA's first PhD graduate from Timor-Leste

UWA's first PhD from Timor-Leste to address hunger

Tuesday, 15 November 2011

A researcher working on a legume crop that is drought - and waterlogging - tolerant is The University of Western Australia's first PhD graduate from Timor-Leste.

UWA Vice-Chancellor named Leading National CEO for Advancement of Women

Wednesday, 9 November 2011

The University of Western Australia continues to build on its reputation as a gender equity employer with today's naming of Vice-Chancellor Professor Alan Robson as "Leading CEO For The Advancement Of Women" at an awards ceremony in Sydney.

Students from the south-west enjoy an astronomy activity at UWA

Chanelle's fund to support young women in science

Monday, 17 October 2011

Chanelle Carter was a young researcher whose life was tragically cut short in 2010. Yet her talents and inspiration are set to help other young people in science, thanks to the memorial fund set up in her name.

Natasha Dean

Where are they now? - Natasha Dean

Monday, 17 October 2011

Natasha Dean
Senior Clinical Psychologist, Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne Victoria
MPsych (Clinical) UWA; BA (Honours in Psychology) University of Tasmania; BA (Double Major in Psychology & Criminology) University of Melbourne

As a Senior Clinical Psychologist in Paediatric Rehabilitation, I’m involved in the provision of assessment and treatment of children with acquired brain injuries and musculoskeletal conditions.

Dr Ken Michael

UWA graduates win top engineering awards

Friday, 7 October 2011

Two graduates from The University of Western Australia - including a former State Governor - have achieved top honours in WA engineering.

New UWA residential college expansion gets underway

Thursday, 6 October 2011

The next step in plans to build new high-quality student residential accommodation at The University of Western Australia is about to get underway.

Professor Stephen Hopper

Kew Gardens' chief scientist returns to UWA

Thursday, 15 September 2011

Internationally renowned plant conservation biologist Professor Stephen Hopper FLS will be stepping down as director of the world heritage-listed Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, UK, to take up a new Chair in Biodiversity at The University of Western Australia.

Randolph Stow

Annual lecture honours Randolph Stow

Tuesday, 13 September 2011

One of Western Australia's most celebrated authors will be honoured with an annual lecture at The University of Western Australia.