Associate Professor Alan Lourens

Musical prelude to enrich bright young minds

Wednesday, 8 February 2012

Some of the state's top achievers will now be able to study music as a prelude to professional studies such as law, medicine and architecture under a revamped course structure at The University of Western Australia.

Adjunct Professor Kerry Hill

UWA graduate honoured for ‘distinguished service to architecture’

Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Internationally recognised UWA Architecture graduate and Adjunct Professor, Kerry Hill, has been made an Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AO) for ‘distinguished service to architecture, particularly as an ambassador for Australian design in South East Asia, and as an educator and mentor.’

Winthrop Professor Helen Wildy

Back to school for WA's top teachers

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

The first group of WA school teachers has signed up for the challenge of becoming leading State school principals through The University of Western Australia's new Master's Degree of School Leadership.

Natalie Skead, Ana Vrdoljak, Sarah Murray

Academic success for Law lecturers

Friday, 2 December 2011

2011 has been an outstanding year of academic success for a number of Law Faculty teaching staff.

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.