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.

Future Fellows to ignite passion for research

Friday, 27 July 2012

Using plants to discover new drugs, digital technologies to transfer Indigenous knowledge, and molecules to build digital memory are just some of the projects at The University of Western Australia that attracted more than $4.5 million in raw funding from the Australian Research Council Future Fellowships scheme.

Winthrop Professor Jonathan Carapetis

New Director's focus on translating research into action

Thursday, 26 July 2012

The new Director of Perth's Telethon Institute for Child Health Research says his focus will be to ensure that high quality research is effectively translated to health practice and policy so that it makes a real difference to the lives of children and families.

David Harrison

Corporate and Government Affairs role filled at UWA

Friday, 6 July 2012

The head of the WA Chamber of Commerce and Industry's policy, government and external relations division will join The University of Western Australia next month as Chief Adviser, Corporate and Government Affairs.

Professor Ryan Lister

Biomedical and plant science the winners with new appointment

Tuesday, 3 July 2012

Professor Ryan Lister, an expert in the use of advanced DNA sequencing technologies and computational biology to understand how complex biological systems work, has been appointed to The University of Western Australia.

Dr Ken Mercer

Leading geotechnical expert joins mine science centre

Thursday, 21 June 2012

The Australian Centre for Geomechanics at The University of Western Australia has appointed Dr Ken Mercer to a professorial position in environmental and mining geomechanics.

Winthrop Professor Kadambot Siddique

UWA's 'feed the world' Professor lauded

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

A leading agricultural scientist and academic whose mission is to ‘feed the world' has been named The University of Western Australia's prestigious Hackett Professor of Agriculture Chair.

Top British soil scientist joins UWA

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

A leading UK scientist who helped map the bacterial ecosystems of British soil in a world-first study will join The University of Western Australia to lead an expert team in soil rehabilitation research.