The purpose of the University's Fay Gale Fellowships is to assist academic or professional staff at an early stage in their career to spend a period of time overseas, normally of not less than three months, working in another educational institution.
The NHMRC Project Grant scheme aims to fund research leading to improved health of all Australians. UWA Internal Guidelines with information, handy hints on completing applications, a budget costing template, guidelines on using the NHMRC's RGS application system and links to relevant NHMRC documentation are available on the UWA website.
The brand new Student Experience Centre is currently being developed in the Engineering Civil and Mechanical Building overlooking the lush green grass of James Oval and will accommodate the Student Affairs team for all student enquiries.
The anticipated completion for the new Centre is end of February 2010. In the short term student enquiries are currently being serviced from Level 2, Electrical Engineering Building.
A two-week international summer school in oceanography to improve forecasts of ocean behaviour took place from 11 - 22 January in the UWA. The event attracted 20 lecturers and 70 students from more than 30 countries.
The University of Western Australia has signed a collaborative agreement with the China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT) and the University of Queensland to strengthen cooperation in mining research.
As we approach the festive season and mark the end of another year, I would like to reflect on my first year as Dean of the Faculty and highlight some of the successes we have achieved throughout the year.
With the release of proposals from the Formal Governance, Discipline and Research Themes working parties, the One Faculty, One Future project moves into a phase of open consultation across the Faculty on their proposals.
As part of the One Faculty, One Future project, the Formal Governance, Research Themes and Disciplines working parties have today released proposals for comment from the Faculty. All staff are strongly encouraged to provide feedback on the proposals.
The new Centre for the Mathematics of Symmetry and Computation (CMSC) has been established at UWA. The Centre will be the hub of cutting-edge research across the disciplines of Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science.
The ARC's Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities Funding (LIEF) scheme provides funding for large-scale cooperative initiatives, so that expensive infrastructure, equipment and facilities can be shared by researchers in partnered organisations.