Thomas Murrell, UWA MBA graduate

GMA elects new president, vice-president

Monday, 20 February 2012

The Graduate Management Association (GMA) is readying itself for an exciting year ahead with the election of a new president and vice-president.

Thomas Murrell, UWA MBA graduate and CEO of 8M Media and Communications, was elected President of the GMA, with Tracy Deveugle-Frink, a fellow UWA MBA graduate and Senior Consultant with Ernst & Young, elected as Vice-President.

Associate Professor Alan Lourens

Musical prelude to enrich bright young minds

Wednesday, 8 February 2012

Some of the state's top achievers will now be able to study music as a prelude to professional studies such as law, medicine and architecture under a revamped course structure at The University of Western Australia.

Professor Geoff Laurent

International researcher returns home to lead stem cell initiative

Monday, 6 February 2012

An internationally renowned respiratory specialist will lead a new Centre for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine to be established at The University of Western Australia.

Adjunct Professor Kerry Hill

UWA graduate honoured for ‘distinguished service to architecture’

Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Internationally recognised UWA Architecture graduate and Adjunct Professor, Kerry Hill, has been made an Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AO) for ‘distinguished service to architecture, particularly as an ambassador for Australian design in South East Asia, and as an educator and mentor.’

Professor Jessica Meeuwig

In Darwin's footsteps

Thursday, 19 January 2012

A marine researcher at The University of Western Australia has been appointed a Conservation Fellow of the Zoological Society of London - a society that appointed Charles Darwin* a Fellow in 1837.

Vice-Chancellor Alan Robson

Vice-Chancellor to head WA Museum Board

Thursday, 15 December 2011

The Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia, Professor Alan Robson, has been appointed a new member and Chair of the WA Museum Board.

Professor Jonathan Carapetis and Winthrop Professor Fiona Stanley

Vice-Chancellor welcomes appointment of new Director, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Professor Alan Robson, Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia, today welcomed the appointment of leading paediatrician and infectious diseases specialist Professor Jonathan Carapetis as Director of Perth's Telethon Institute for Child Health Research.

Diane Smith-Gander

More women join UWA Business School Board

Wednesday, 2 November 2011

More than a third of The University of Western Australia's Business School Board is now made up of female members, following the appointment of Anne Nolan, Director General of the WA Department of Finance.

Christian Nansen in Niger, inspecting a pearl millet spike for millet head miner

UWA appointment to boost entomology and research

Monday, 31 October 2011

Christian Nansen has been appointed Associate Professor in Applied Entomology to join researchers at The University of Western Australia (UWA) Institute of Agriculture (IOA) in a fight to ‘beat the bugs’.

The new position, effective from January, 2012, is a joint initiative between the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) and The University of Western Australia, and will benefit grain growers locally and nationally.

Ragil Prasetya and Travis Kirke

Google hires UWA software engineering students

Monday, 31 October 2011

Landing a dream job with Google is just sinking in for software engineering students Ragil Prasetya and Travis Kirke, from The University of Western Australia, who will work as Software Engineer Interns at the technology giant's Sydney headquarters.