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.

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.