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.

Professor Stephen Hopper

Kew Gardens' chief scientist returns to UWA

Thursday, 15 September 2011

Internationally renowned plant conservation biologist Professor Stephen Hopper FLS will be stepping down as director of the world heritage-listed Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, UK, to take up a new Chair in Biodiversity at The University of Western Australia.

Winthrop Professor Phillip Dolan

New Dean, Phillip Dolan, welcomed to UWA Business School

Thursday, 25 August 2011

Winthrop Professor Phillip Dolan has officially taken up the position of Dean at The University of Western Australia Business School.

UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor Alan Robson welcomed Professor Dolan and said the University looked forward to working with Professor Dolan to build on the excellent foundation established under outgoing Dean, Winthrop Professor Tracey Horton.