Orientation Week Welcome Festival - You’re invited to welcome our new students

Monday, 5 February 2018

Academic staff are invited to participate in a procession at our inaugural Welcome Festival for new students –  a key event during Orientation Week –on Monday 19 February.

A new addition to the UWA’s Orientation Week, the Welcome Festival will feature speeches and live music on campus from 5pm to 8.15pm.

The academic procession will meet at 5.45pm at University Club and will finish at 6.40pm.

It’s a chance to welcome our new students as they start their UWA journey. Academic staff are invited to stay on after the procession and enjoy the event’s festivities.

Promote your research in the media

Promote your research in the media

Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Promoting your research to the media has many benefits, and the UWA Media Office is offering a one-hour session designed to give you a better understanding of how to go about it.

Applications for 2018

Thursday, 18 January 2018

If you have a background in health or science and are interested in educational research or professional opportunities around teaching and supervision in the health professions, our courses may interest you. We have a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Masters by Coursework or Coursework and Research. Click here to find our more, visit Future Students or contact Professor Sandra.Carr@uwa.edu.au.

Meet our international Masters student - Tama

Thursday, 18 January 2018

Tama is working as a General Practitioner in Indonesia. He is a junior teaching staff member at the Department of Medical Education in the Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Gadjah Mada in Yogyakarta-Indonesia. Tama teaches mostly undergraduate medical students, as a tutor in Problem Based learning tutorial discussions, an instructor in clinical skills training and a facilitator in learning skills workshops.

Meet our international Masters student - Sean

Thursday, 18 January 2018

Sean works as an oral pathologist for the Department of Dentistry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung in Taiwan. He finished his Doctor of Dental Science, Doctor of Philosophy at Kaohsiung Medical University and Master of Law in National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan.

Meet our international Masters student - Sinead

Thursday, 18 January 2018

Sinead Kado began her undergraduate journey in England and completed her internship training there before moving to Fiji. She has been based in Fiji for 20 years with her husband and four children.

Chinese medical educators visit UWA

Thursday, 18 January 2018

During September, Health Professions Education hosted a group of 17 Chinese medical educators from Zhejiang and Shanghai Jiao Tong University Medical Schools who completed a nine day course on Education in the Clinical Setting with us. This was the third time we have hosted such a short course for our Chinese colleagues.

Structured Support Trial for DECRA or ARC Discovery Project grants

Friday, 1 December 2017

Office of Research Enterprise: Register for the Structured Support Trial to help planning and writing applications for DECRA or ARC Discovery Project grants.

Researchers from the Engineering Maths and Science, Health and Medical Sciences and Science faculties are invited to join the Structured Support Trial to develop their application in a structured way.

This is part of the Streamlined Application Support Program (SASP) to assist with applications for a 2019 ARC Discovery Project or DECRA.

PhD candidate wins first prize at Thomas Ashworth CTC & Liquid Biopsy Symposium

Friday, 1 December 2017

Olivia Ruhen (PhD candidate in the SBMS) was awarded first prize of the ‘Rapid Fire’ competition at the 4th Thomas Ashworth CTC & Liquid Biopsy Symposium that was held in Sydney on 15-16 November.

This year’s theme focussed on the challenges and opportunities involved in implementing diagnostic assays into clinical practice and the latest advances occurring in liquid biopsy translational research. 

Early Career Research Awards and Grant Schemes announced

Friday, 1 December 2017


2017 HMS Early Career Research Excellence Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the Faculty’s 2017 Early Career Research Excellence Awards:

Felicity Negus who completed a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship

Let your students know about McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship opportunities

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

UWA students have contributed more than 31,000 hours of community service in the first two years of the McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship program.

Legacy Chemical Disposal - Commencing Soon

Monday, 30 October 2017

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences places a high value on the health and safety of staff, students and visitors. As part of our ongoing efforts to create safe workplaces the Faculty and University have committed funds for the disposal of legacy chemicals within our facilities.

Faculty Awards and Achievements

Monday, 30 October 2017



Mr Shakeel Mowlaboccus has recently won awards for his research into sequencing whole genomes to identify the emergence of a penicillin-resistant cluster in meningococci in WA. Shakeel won the New Investigator Award in the Biomedical Science category (offered by the WA Department of Health), along with the Australian Society for Microbiology (ASM) Becton Dickinson Travel Award.

Emeritus Professor Awards

Monday, 30 October 2017




Members considered recommendations from the relevant faculties that the title of Emeritus Professor be conferred upon Professors Martyn French; Jennet Harvey; Michael Paech; Geoffrey Laurent and David Blair.

Health and Medical Sciences Financial Services Update

Monday, 30 October 2017

Below are some updates about the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences' Financial Services team and activities. 

We appreciate your patience and acknowledge the frustrations with the current delays. The Faculty and University have been actively working towards solutions and quicker resolution of requests and much has improved with the filling of a number of vacancies and some additional temporary resources.