Associate Professor David Blacker

Forum to examine latest neuroscience research

Thursday, 4 July 2013

Using music to teach spelling to children with autism, new directions in stroke research and recent advances - and ongoing challenges - in diagnosing genetic causes of neuromuscular disorders are among research topics to be presented by local and national experts, and leading students at a forum to be hosted by The University of Western Australia later this month.

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) Peter Davies

Leading river scientist appointed Pro Vice-Chancellor

Monday, 1 July 2013

The University of Western Australia's reputation as a world leader in research has been boosted by the appointment of an internationally recognised expert in river ecology as Pro Vice- Chancellor (Research).

Professor Pat Dudgeon

Culture at the heart of Indigenous healing

Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander conceptions of healing, empowerment and leadership differ from Western concepts and must be considered if the mental health and social and emotional well-being of the nation's first Australians are to improve, according to the co-chair of a new group.

Associate Professor Jeffrey Shragge

UWA and Woodside to invest in global computational geoscience

Friday, 10 May 2013

A leading early career scientist from The University of Western Australia has been appointed to a new Woodside Professorship in Computational Geoscience at UWA as part of a five-year program to establish the State as a world centre of excellence in geoscience.

UWA graduates elect centenary leadership team

Thursday, 21 March 2013

On the 100th anniversary of its establishment, the Convocation of UWA Graduates has elected a new leadership team to chart its future direction.

Iluka resources joins UWA to restore wildflower heath

Friday, 1 March 2013

The University of Western Australia and Perth-based mineral sands company, Iluka Resources, have formed a partnership to study and help rehabilitate areas of kwongan heathland in the State's mid-west.

Mr Iain Watt

New position to lead UWA international strategy

Friday, 15 February 2013

The University of Western Australia's focus on international engagement will be boosted with the appointment of a new Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) with extensive international experience.

Adjunct Professor Mark Jessell

New research fellow to boost WA mineral exploration

Tuesday, 12 February 2013

An international leader in structural geoscience has been awarded a Western Australia Research Fellowship, based at The University of Western Australia's Centre for Exploration Targeting.

Professor David White

New Shell EMI Chair to strengthen offshore petroleum research

Monday, 3 December 2012

Oceans engineer Professor David White from The University of Western Australia has been appointed new Shell EMI Professorial Chair in Offshore Engineering to strengthen world-class research and education in WA's offshore petroleum industry.

Professor Peter Veth with Western Desert rock art

World-leading archaeologist appointed Kimberley rock art Chair

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

A leading world expert in Indigenous archaeology has been appointed as the inaugural Kimberley Foundation Ian Potter Chair in Rock Art at The University of Western Australia.