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.

Mark Palermo

First Generation Y President for UWA alumni association

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

Squire Patton Boggs senior associate Mark Palermo has been appointed President of the UWA Business School's Graduate Management Association (GMA).

Professor Carlos Duarte

UWA Oceans Institute farewells influential Director

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

The UWA Oceans Institute farewelled its Director, Professor Carlos Duarte, on his departure from the University, following four years of exemplary service.

Asian Studies - Hong Kong

UWA Vice-Chancellor awards personal chairs in Asian studies

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

The University of Western Australia Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Johnson marked the 50th anniversary of the Faculty of Arts building and the university's ongoing commitment to research collaboration and wider engagement in the region by awarding three ‘personal chairs' in Asian Studies to senior staff. The positions highlight the significance of Australia's relationship with Indonesia, Japan and Korea.

Renal specialist takes up blood pressure fight

Friday, 5 December 2014

A specialist from The University of Western Australia who is at the forefront of research into high blood pressure (hypertension) will spearhead efforts to develop preventive strategies to reduce death and disability from cardiovascular disease.

(Left) Paul Johnson, Mark Randolph, Phil Watson and Mark Cassidy

Mark Randolph appointed Fugro Chair in Geotechnics

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Western Australian Scientist of the Year for 2013, Professor Mark Randolph, has been appointed Fugro Chair in Geotechnics at The University of Western Australia's Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems (COFS).