Retiring Winthrop Professor John Taplin: Part One

Thursday, 2 December 2010

After nearly 20 years teaching at The University of Western Australia Business School, Winthrop Professor John Taplin will retire at the end of the year. That doesn't, however, mean that he'll be retiring to a quiet life. From the beginning of 2011, John will take up the position of emeritus professor, and here he talks candidly about his time at UWA, his work in the area of transport and the challenges of initiating the Mandurah railway line.

Tom Higham

UWA music makers off to Melbourne

Monday, 15 November 2010

Three graduates from The University of Western Australia's School of Music have won prestigious scholarships to the Australian National Academy of Music in Melbourne.

Floating towards giving

Wednesday, 10 November 2010

A report documenting ways in which to encourage more philanthropy in WA will be launched at The University of Western Australia's Business School.

UWA graduate named Social Worker of the Year

Tuesday, 9 November 2010

A Bachelor of Social Work graduate from The University of Western Australia has won the 2010 Social Worker of the Year Award for her efforts in helping Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children find a safe home when they are unable to live with their families.

Currie Hall to expand

Thursday, 4 November 2010

The University of Western Australia is extending its student residence Currie Hall, in a four-stage building process that will increase the number of rooms by 100.

UWA Graduates Leaders in Oxford Community

Tuesday, 2 November 2010

UWA Business School
Four graduates from The University of Western Australia are among the Oxford Saïd Business School (SBS) MBA class of 2010. Farell Sutantio, Claire Zani, Leonard Lau, and Carlo Bellini all successfully graduated from Oxford University's globally-focused management course earlier this year, giving UWA alumni a disproportionately strong presence among the 2010 year group.

UWA honours pioneering staff and state-builders

Thursday, 28 October 2010

A pioneering primary industry researcher and an internationally renowned chemist who made enormous contributions to the State are to be honoured with the naming of significant facilities at The University of Western Australia.

Swinging sixties grads twist again

Wednesday, 27 October 2010

Malcolm McCusker, QC, will be guest speaker at the 50th reunion of The University of Western Australia's graduates of 1960 and earlier on Sunday, October 31.

Adjunct Associate Professor Jim Codde

Where are they now? - Jim Codde

Monday, 18 October 2010

Adjunct Associate Professor Jim Codde
Director, Health Service Planning, South Metropolitan Area Health Service, Western Australian Department of Health

BSc, Dip Ed., PhD, UWA

Chief Scientist Lyn Beazley with UWA students at the annual alumni appeal

Alumni reach into their pockets to fund science research

Friday, 15 October 2010

Earlier this year, the Office of Development and Alumni Relations devoted part of its annual alumni appeal to raise funds for several Science Futures Foundation projects.

The result? Alumni pledged some $267,000 to enhance scientific research and the student experience at UWA. The projects to benefit include the Scholarship fund, supporting our Rising Stars, Unigym, and the Travelling Scientist program.