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.
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.
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 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.
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.