Are you seeking to develop your career further in 2018?
Applications for the Fay Gale Fellowships 2018 open this week.
Fay Gale Fellowships are awarded annually to staff in the early stage of their career to assist them to spend a period of time interstate or overseas attending a conference or engaging in other activities that support their career. Fellowship funds can also be used to supplement existing study leave/staff development plans already partly funded through other sources.
The University Library together with the UWA Law School is pleased to re-open the Beasley Law Library following the partial refurbishment of the ground floor.
The refurbishment provides 60 additional seats in a new collaborative study space with a combination of individual, group, informal and conversation study areas. A new, modern information desk has been installed, as well as new high demand shelving and a staff workspace with a greatly reduced footprint to maximise space for students.
“Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble.”
Bell Shakespeare’s latest tale of greed, corruption and dark magic – Macbeth, is coming to campus and staff can watch the gripping tale for free.
As part of the Community Partnerships Program, UWA has partnered with Australia’s premier theatre company to bring their acclaimed productions to the Octagon Theatre. UWA is only Bell’s third partner after Melbourne Arts Centre and Sydney Opera House.
Wear It Purple is a youth-led organisation that supports rainbow young people. Founded in 2010 by two Australian teens, Wear it Purple Day has grown into a worldwide celebration of diversity and pride and has a simple message: you have the right to be proud of who you are. Sexuality or gender identity does not change this. The idea is simple: Wear it purple if you agree.
I am pleased to announce that Cara MacNish has been offered a secondment to work with Universities Australia as a Senior Political and Policy Adviser and will begin this role on 16 August.
Based in Canberra, Cara will work directly with UA Chief Executive Belinda Robinson through the five month secondment and use her thorough knowledge of the higher education sector and public policy to contribute to the peak body’s work.
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Good morning. Yesterday we welcomed the Minister for Agriculture and Food Alannah MacTiernan and other stakeholders to campus for an agricultural industry forum to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the industry.
Last week PhD candidate Gundula Winter successfully defended her thesis into the physical wave transformation and water flow across fringing reefs, and in a first for WA, she did this through an oral exam.
Professor Kate Wright, Dean of the Graduate Research School says the value of an oral exam for PhD candidates can’t be overstated.
“There’s so much value for students. Gundula met with her examiners for two hours; this is a great opportunity for her to talk in depth with experts about the research she’s just completed.
Research Week is nearly here and you have an opportunity to support colleagues by attending some of the fascinating events including archaeological discoveries of rock art, cell science through to virtual reality and driverless vehicles.
The face of Research Week this year is Professor Jo McDonald, who is leading the Murujuga: Dynamics of Dreaming project, an Australian Research linkage project exploring the extraordinary rock art estate in the Dampier Archipelago.
The Office of Research Enterprise (ORE) is directing you to services via a new homepage that will assist with your entire research lifecycle including sourcing, securing and managing research funding through to commercialising your work.
The new research gateway is easy to navigate and will signpost services to help you develop research proposals and collaborative opportunities, provide advice on how to protect your intellectual property and ensure that you maintain research integrity.