Amy Page

UWA Researcher Amy Page Young Pharmacist of the Year

Friday, 31 July 2015

A PhD student at The University of Western Australia’s Centre for Health and Ageing has been named the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia’s Young Pharmacist of the Year.

Courtesy Alan McDonald, The Fred Hollows Foundation

Angus Turner appointed inaugural director of Lions Outback Vision

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

The Western Australian ophthalmologist who founded Lions Outback Vision, a specialist eye health service for regional and remote communities, has been appointed the inaugural McCusker Director of the service.


Professor Cook

New Chair to support aquaculture industry

Friday, 3 July 2015

Professor Peter Cook, of UWA’s Centre of Excellence in Natural Resource Management in Albany, has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of the international Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC).

Dr Megan Clark

Former CSIRO boss Dr Megan Clark to chair EMI Board

Monday, 18 May 2015

One of Australia’s leading scientists and former head of the CSIRO, Dr Megan Clark has been appointed to chair the board of the Energy and Minerals Institute (EMI) at The University of Western Australia.


Professor Florian Daniel Zepf

New Chair to focus on child and adolescent mental health

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Internationally respected researcher Dr Florian Daniel Zepf has been appointed the new Chair and Winthrop Professor in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at The University of Western Australia.

Establishment of the Australia Consensus Centre at UWA

Monday, 20 April 2015

The University of Western Australia and the Copenhagen Consensus Center have agreed to establish a new policy research centre, the Australia Consensus Centre (ACC) at the UWA Business School.

John Barrington

John Barrington to lead PIAF Board

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Nationally respected strategy and governance expert John Barrington has been appointed Chair of the Perth International Arts Festival.

Tim Shanahan

Changing role for Energy and Minerals Institute founder Tim Shanahan, appointment of new Director Mark Stickells

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

There's a changing of the guard underway at the Energy and Minerals Institute at The University of Western Australia.

Mr Shaun Lee-Chen

Acclaimed violinist returns to mentor new generation

Monday, 23 March 2015

Internationally celebrated violinist Shaun Lee-Chen will return to his alma mater to work closely with his former mentor, national violin icon Professor Paul Wright, when he joins The University of Western Australia's School of Music as Artist in Residence.

Rejection of the Higher Education Bill means uncertainty for Australia's universities

Thursday, 19 March 2015

The University of Western Australia is disappointed that the Federal Government’s Higher Education Bill has been rejected by the Senate for a second time.
A deregulated tertiary sector would allow universities rather than government to set their own fees and would be of great benefit to the nation.