Associate Professor Johan Wesseloo has been appointed director of the Australian Centre for Geomechanics at The University of Western Australia, replacing Professor Yves Potvin who had been director since 2000.
Dr David Griffiths was awarded a Bachelor of Economics with First Class Honours from UWA in 1973 and a Master of Economics from ANU in 1976. David was a member of the Senate of UWA for 12 years retiring as Pro Chancellor in 2008. He joined the Board of Perth Festival in 2001 and stepped down as Deputy Chairman in 2015. David was award an honorary Doctor of Economics by UWA in 2009.
A new professional web development course that aims to meet the rising demand for job-ready tech talent will be launched by The University of Western Australia, in partnership with US education technology company Trilogy Education.
As Australia heads to the polls next month, we begin to look at key issues voters will consider. Here, Glenn Savage (UWA) argues that while the main parties emphasise quality and standards, their means of doing so (in terms of funding, autonomy, curriculum and leadership) vary considerably. Shamit Saggar
As part of the UWA Girls in Engineering Outreach Program, five bright young females in Years 10 and 11 visited a Rio Tinto mine site to gain an exciting insight into a future career in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM).
The University of Western Australia has partnered with global technology company VGW to give students more opportunities to complete internships, gain scholarships, and collaborate on innovative research.