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.
The Western Australian ophthalmologist who founded Lions Outback Vision, a specialist eye health service for regional and remote communities, has been appointed the inaugural McCusker Director of the service.
Professor Peter Cook, of UWA’s Centre of Excellence in Natural Resource Management in Albany, has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of the international Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC).
One of Australia’s leading scientists and former head of the CSIRO, Dr Megan Clark has been appointed to chair the board of the Energy and Minerals Institute (EMI) at The University of Western Australia.