Jacqueline Davidson Project Scientist for the SOFIA project USRA, NASA Ames Research Centre California, USA BSc (Physics) 1980; PhD (Physics) 1986
I wanted to be a physicist, involved in cutting-edge scientific endeavours, ever since my early high-school years. My love for physics continued as an undergraduate at UWA, especially for classical, statistical, and quantum physics and of course relativity.
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A wealth of experiences, from returning to a war-torn Yugoslavia
that his parents had left in the 1970s to working with Aboriginal
communities, have helped shape the strong moral convictions and
commitment to human rights that characterise University of WA graduate
Daniel Vujcich, who has been selected as the 2008 Rhodes Scholar for
With our professional lives becoming even faster paced, competitive and global, Director of the AIM-UWA Business School Alliance, Suellen Tapsall, says executives and organisations are searching for ways to keep up with the latest information and trends - with many turning to Executive Education programs for the solution.
Professor Ken Walker, who was Head of School of Psychology from 1952 – 1966 and is now 87 years old, paid a visit to the School in May shown above with four of our most recent past Heads of School. Prof Walker was holidaying in Perth from Norway where he now lives.
Past, present and future Heads from left to right (below): A/Prof Dave Morrison Incoming Head of School from July 2006 A/Prof Mike Anderson 2003 – 2006 Prof David Badcock 2000 – 2003 A/Prof Geoff Hammond 1997 – 1999 Prof Ken Walker 1952 – 1966
On Saturday 4th August fifteen graduates from the Class of 1982 Civil Engineering attended a reunion dinner to celebrate 25 years since successfully completing their Civil Engineering degrees. Accompanied by their partners, the graduates were reacquainted and enjoyed fine dining at The University Club. Dusted off copies of the early eighties Bend Sinister publications and photographs of a site visit to the BankWest Tower and a “fake bridge” across the Hay Street Mall for a Prosh Day stunt were fondly remembered.