Jorg Baumeister

New Director for the Australian Urban Design Research Centre

Thursday, 21 November 2013

Following an international search, The University of Western Australia is pleased to announce that Dr Jörg Baumeister has recently been appointed as the new Director of the Australian Urban Design Research Centre (AUDRC).

Winthrop Professor Cheryl Praeger

Top mathematician appointed to Australian Academy of Science

Thursday, 14 November 2013

An internationally acclaimed mathematician from The University of Western Australia has been elected the next Foreign Secretary of the Australian Academy of Science.

UWA School of Music Announces new Appointment

Tuesday, 29 October 2013

Helpmann award winner Andrew Foote is to become the Head of Voice.

Young Genius appointed to the School of Music

Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Clarinettist Ashley William Smith, winner of the 2012 MCA Freedman Fellowship, otherwise known as the ‘genius' award, and former student of UWA's School of Music, has been appointed to the role of Head of Woodwind and Contemporary Performance. 

EMI Board

Martin Ferguson joins UWA Energy and Minerals Board

Monday, 21 October 2013

Former federal minister for resources and energy Martin Ferguson has joined The University of Western Australia's Energy and Minerals Institute.

Associate Professor David Blacker

Forum to examine latest neuroscience research

Thursday, 4 July 2013

Using music to teach spelling to children with autism, new directions in stroke research and recent advances - and ongoing challenges - in diagnosing genetic causes of neuromuscular disorders are among research topics to be presented by local and national experts, and leading students at a forum to be hosted by The University of Western Australia later this month.

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) Peter Davies

Leading river scientist appointed Pro Vice-Chancellor

Monday, 1 July 2013

The University of Western Australia's reputation as a world leader in research has been boosted by the appointment of an internationally recognised expert in river ecology as Pro Vice- Chancellor (Research).

Professor Pat Dudgeon

Culture at the heart of Indigenous healing

Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander conceptions of healing, empowerment and leadership differ from Western concepts and must be considered if the mental health and social and emotional well-being of the nation's first Australians are to improve, according to the co-chair of a new group.

Associate Professor Jeffrey Shragge

UWA and Woodside to invest in global computational geoscience

Friday, 10 May 2013

A leading early career scientist from The University of Western Australia has been appointed to a new Woodside Professorship in Computational Geoscience at UWA as part of a five-year program to establish the State as a world centre of excellence in geoscience.

UWA graduates elect centenary leadership team

Thursday, 21 March 2013

On the 100th anniversary of its establishment, the Convocation of UWA Graduates has elected a new leadership team to chart its future direction.