Mr Iain Watt

New position to lead UWA international strategy

Friday, 15 February 2013

The University of Western Australia's focus on international engagement will be boosted with the appointment of a new Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) with extensive international experience.

Adjunct Professor Mark Jessell

New research fellow to boost WA mineral exploration

Tuesday, 12 February 2013

An international leader in structural geoscience has been awarded a Western Australia Research Fellowship, based at The University of Western Australia's Centre for Exploration Targeting.

Professor David White

New Shell EMI Chair to strengthen offshore petroleum research

Monday, 3 December 2012

Oceans engineer Professor David White from The University of Western Australia has been appointed new Shell EMI Professorial Chair in Offshore Engineering to strengthen world-class research and education in WA's offshore petroleum industry.

Professor Peter Veth with Western Desert rock art

World-leading archaeologist appointed Kimberley rock art Chair

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

A leading world expert in Indigenous archaeology has been appointed as the inaugural Kimberley Foundation Ian Potter Chair in Rock Art at The University of Western Australia.

Professor Len Collard

House of spider or no brunettes? - Nyungar scholar sets record straight

Monday, 15 October 2012

An Indigenous expert from The University of Western Australia is working to unravel generations of confusion over the true meaning of Aboriginal place names throughout Perth and the South-West.

Professor Moira Clay

Child health research director elected to international role

Friday, 21 September 2012

Professor Moira Clay from The University of Western Australia affiliated Telethon Institute for Child Health Research has taken over the reins of a key international body designed to support research administrators and managers across Australia and the Asia Pacific region.

Professor Peter Hartley

Leading economist is new BHP Billiton Chair in Business of Resources

Tuesday, 18 September 2012

Leading economist Professor Peter Hartley has been appointed as the new BHP Billiton Chair in the Business of Resources at The University of Western Australia's Business School.

Senator Evans, Wyndham Deputy Principal James Nunn, Professor Paul Johnson

Thousands more high school students offered key to University

Monday, 3 September 2012

Thousands more WA students will be encouraged to aspire to university education with a doubling in the number of regional and metropolitan high schools taking part in The University of Western Australia's Aspire UWA program.

Professor Alec Cameron

Corporate and academic leader appointed to senior UWA role

Tuesday, 14 August 2012

An internationally-qualified academic who has held leadership positions in both the university and corporate sectors in Australia has been appointed to the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) at The University of Western Australia.

State's finest writers join UWA Arts Faculty

Thursday, 2 August 2012

Two of Western Australia's finest writers, Sarah Hay and Anne-Louise Willoughby, have gained teaching positions at The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Arts.