University News

Appointments

Winthrop Professor Geoff Laurent

New directions for the Lung Institute of WA

Thursday, 17 April 2014

The Lung Institute of WA's Annual General Meeting had historic significance with guest speaker Winthrop Professor Geoff Laurent of The University of Western Australia meeting members for the first time in his capacity as director.

Microfossil

Palynology professor to help revive vital science

Monday, 7 April 2014

The University of Western Australia, Chevron and Woodside will launch an international search for an expert who can breathe new life into the discipline of palynology in WA.

Andrew Smith, Country Chair of Shell Australia

Head of Shell Australia appointed to UWA Business School Board

Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Andrew Smith, Country Chair of Shell Australia has been appointed to the Board of The University of Western Australia's Business School.

Photo of Assistant Professor Kirill de Lancastre Jedenov

Second new appointment in Architecture

Thursday, 27 February 2014

Joining newly-engaged Associate Professor Fernando Jerez is a second new appointment in Architecture, Assistant Professor Kirill de Lancastre Jedenov.

Photo of Associate Professor Fernando Jerez

New appointment in Architecture

Thursday, 27 February 2014

Following an extensive international search and selection process, the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts has offered a new ongoing appointment in Architecture to Associate Professor Fernando Jerez.

Winthrop Professor Philip Mead

Top Australian scholar appointed to Chair at Harvard

Friday, 21 February 2014

A distinguished scholar of Australian literary and cultural history - who is also Chair in Australian Literature at The University of Western Australia - will spend the 2015-2016 academic year at one of the leading universities in the US.

Professor Kai Brodersen Braine Fellow

German classicist wins inaugural fellowship

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

A German classicist professor with an interest in inscriptions, oracles, miracle texts and interpreting the classical world for children will hold the inaugural Margaret Braine Fellowship in Classics and Ancient History at The University of Western Australia.

Peter Lilly

Peter Lilly to lead UWA's Engineering Zone project

Tuesday, 4 February 2014

A senior manager at BHP Billiton has been appointed Director of UWA's Engineering Zone project, which aims to revolutionise engineering education and research.

Winthrop Professor Ann Tarca

UWA Accounting professor appointed to national board

Monday, 23 December 2013

The UWA Business School's Winthrop Professor Ann Tarca has been appointed to the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB) for an initial three year term, commencing in January 2014.

Professor Jane Lydon

Jane Lydon appointed Wesfarmers Chair in Australian History

Wednesday, 11 December 2013

Award-winning author and historian Professor Jane Lydon has been appointed inaugural Wesfarmers Chair in Australian History at The University of Western Australia.