Chris Bates, a UWA Law/Business School graduate, established Interpeople with two partners in 2008 after seeing a gap in the market for high-level technical recruitment. In 2011, Mr Bates was recognised as one of Western Australia’s top 40 Under 40 business people at the annual WA Business News awards.
Four staff members from The University of Western Australia have won acclaim for their teaching in the 2011 Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.
UWA Publishing titles, Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett, edited by Kate Lilley, and Vite Italiane: Italian Lives in Western Australia, by Susanna Iuliano, have been shortlisted for the 2010 Western Australian Premier's Book Awards.
Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett, shortlisted for the Poetry Award, is a very personal book of selected poetry compiled by Dorothy's daughter, the poet and literary scholar Kate Lilley, that encapsulates Hewett's enduring themes of grief, loss, despair and memory.
The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Professor Kadambot Siddique, Clinical Professor Jack Goldblatt and Honorary Doctor Alex Campbell have been named Members of the Order of Australia (AM) in this year's Queen's Birthday honours.