Outstanding Contributions Recognised by Convocation

Monday, 1 April 2019

At its Autumn Ordinary Meeting Convocation recognised three outstanding contributors to the University with the presentation of Convocation Medals to Ms Hilary Silbert, Dr Susan King and Adjunct Professor Warren Kerr AM.

Professor Shamit Saggar

Welcome from the Director of the UWA Public Policy Institute

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Who we are

I am the new Director of The University of Western Australia Public Policy Institute.

This is the first Director’s blog, a series in which I lay out thoughts, reflections and suggestions on two themes: the way we do public policy (or how) and the substance of policy in different areas (or what). Leading UWA PPI provides me with a unique platform to add my thoughts and, hopefully, to stimulate others. We exist to champion evidence-based public policy to drive better solutions and outcomes.

Prof Inge Koch

Welcome Professor Inge Koch

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

The Faculty is excited to welcome one of its newest academic appointments, Professor Inge Koch to the School of Physics, Mathematics and Computing.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Dawn Freshwater

Unlikely proof that from small beginnings great careers grow

Wednesday, 6 February 2019

This article is reprinted with the permission of The Australian newspaper. It was published on Wednesday 6 February 2019.

Jesse Santoso working with the plasma reactor.

Dr Jesse Santoso joins Centre for Energy

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

It is with great pleasure that we welcome Dr Jesse Santoso to the UWA Centre for Energy as a Research Associate in January 2019.

Professor David Blair inducted into the WA Science Hall of Fame

Thursday, 16 August 2018

 Leading UWA physicist Emeritus Professor David Blair who played a key role in the discovery of gravitational waves, confirming a major prediction of Albert Einstein, was last night inducted into the WA Science Hall of Fame at the Premier’s Science Awards 2018 ceremony.

Fraser Bransby

Dr Fraser Bransby apppointed Fugro Chair in Geotechnics

Friday, 18 May 2018

Leading geotechnical engineer, Dr Fraser Bransby, has been appointed Fugro Chair in Geotechnics at The University of Western Australia’s Oceans Graduate School (OGS) within the Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences.

Kim Beazley

Kim Beazley appointed new Governor of Western Australia

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

Former Deputy Prime Minister Kim Beazley will become Western Australia’s 33rd Governor.

Trevor Humphreys

Collaboration the key to effective campus management

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Trevor Humphreys, UWA’s new Director of Campus Management, has spent more than three decades in the higher education sector.

Caine Chennat

Awards and achievements - December 2017 - January 2018

Thursday, 8 February 2018

The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students. To recognise these achievements, a monthly article is published on the UWA news page on the website and in UWA Forward on the first week of every month.