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.
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.
Nursing research and training at The University of Western Australia and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital has been boosted with the appointment of Desley Hegney as Winthrop Professor of Nursing at UWA and Professor of Nursing Research at SCGH.
The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Professor Fiona Stanley, child health expert and Director of the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, has been appointed to the board of the ABC.
The UWA Business School Board is delighted to announce Diane Smith-Gander as its newest member.
Ms Smith-Gander, who is currently a Director of Wesfarmers, Transfield, CBH, the National Broadband Network, and the Chair of Basketball Australia said she is looking forward to helping shape the future of business education in Western Australia.