The University of Western Australia and the Perth USAsia Centre have welcomed the return of former federal defence minister Kim Beazley to his alma mater after serving as Australia’s Ambassador to the United States for six years.
The School of Population Health welcomes the return of Professor Bruce Armstrong as Adjunct Professor. Prof Armstrong is a significant person in the disciplines of epidemiology and public health, both on the international stage and in the history of the disciplines at UWA. He has been the colleague, supervisor and mentor of some of our top WA and UWA Pubic Health professors, including Professor Michael Hobbs, Professor D’Arcy Holman and Professor Fiona Stanley.
The Head of The University of Western Australia’s School of Population Health, Professor Colleen Fisher, has been appointed the new President, and Chairperson of the National Executive, for the Council of Academic Public Health Institutions Australia (CAPHIA).
The world’s best young minds are invited to apply for this year’s prestigious Forrest Foundation Research Scholarships, available to international and Australian students who wish to undertake a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at one of Western Australia’s five universities.
Engineering asset management expert, Professor Melinda Hodkiewicz, has been appointed the new BHP Billiton Research Fellow in Engineering for Remote Operations (ERO) at The University of Western Australia.