Never one to let a golden opportunity pass him by, Adjunct Professor Terry Woodings of the School of Computer Science and Software Engineering organised a get-together of some of the University's - and the nation's - most respected computer experts recently.
Chickpea has emerged as Australia's most important cool season grain legume, according to the ABARES 2012 season crop data - and new disease-resistant varieties are expected to revive and develop a profitable chickpea industry in Western Australia.
Ensuring that Australian cities are more water-sensitive is the aim of the Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities (CRC-WSC) - a goal that is more likely as the Centre gains a new partner.
Business leader Andrew Forrest and his wife Nicola will make history today with what is believed to be the largest single philanthropic donation in Australian history – $65 million to attract the best minds to Western Australia. The gift launches a $400 million fundraising campaign for The University of Western Australia.
Employees are always motivated to do
something. But motivating them to accomplish goals which are actually important
requires a certain skill, according to Dr James Beck, inaugural Early Career
Visiting Fellow in Management and Organisations at the UWA Business School.
What will it be like to live in the Great Southern in 2050? And how do we prepare the region's young people for a century set to experience massive transitions in technology, society and the environment?