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.

yinghui tian

Congratulations to Tian on his promotion to Research Assistant Professor

Wednesday, 2 May 2012

Yinghui Tian was recently promoted to Research Assistant Professor. After graduating from his Bachelor Degree (Dalian University of Technolgy, China), Tian worked at the CCCC First Harbour Consultants Ltd.  He achieved his PhD in Geotechnical Engineeirng at Tianjin University in 2007.  He first came to COFS as an Academic Visitor and joined the team as a Research Associate in June 2007.

 

EDFAA Library

Information Services News: May issue

Friday, 20 April 2012

The May issue of Information Services News features the long-awaited opening of the refurbished EDFAA Library.

Access the May issue in PDF (or RTF for screen readers) from the Information Services News page.

Photo by Ian Ferguson

Professor Terry Hendershott

From NYSE to honours classes at UWA Business School

Wednesday, 21 March 2012

UWA Business School
Visiting Professor Terry Hendershott, from Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley (UCB) will share his expertise with students and staff at The University of Western Australia's Business School over the next four months.