On 18 April 2017, the Australian Government announced plans to significantly change the framework of the Temporary Work (subclass 457) visa, which had subsequent flow on effects to the Employer Nomination Scheme (subclass 186) visa.
The reforms include abolishing the 457 visa and replacing it with a new Temporary Skills Shortage (TSS) visa from March 2018. The implementation for some of these changes are immediate while other changes are expected to be implemented by March 2018.
Over the weekend a wave of cyber-attacks spread rapidly around the world, this is a critical threat to the University given its ability to rapidly spread and cause damage. The threat is a form of ransomware known as "WannaCrypt" or “WannaCry”.
A team of scientists from The University of Western Australia has developed a screening test that quickly confirms antibiotic efficacy. Their method is able to ensure the most effective antibiotics are prescribed sooner.
Since opening on the 1 August last year, the refurbished Reid Library Ground Floor has quickly become a favourite space on campus for students to meet, collaborate and learn. The new space has also been attracting a great deal of attention off campus and recently received national and international recognition due to its innovative approach to library space design.
Do you want to develop an idea to release the social and economic value of your research through enterprise? At Start Something @ UWA, you'll work alongside industry mentors with commercialisation experience in healthcare, resources, information technology, engineering, and social enterprise. In doing so, you'll develop knowledge, skills and networks to help translate your research.
The $200 billion investment in Australia’s LNG production capacity over the past decade has put us at the forefront of global supply.
Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) vessel technology is being developed as the next generation for gas projects across our Northern shores in WA and Australia will soon host world’s largest floating LNG facility, Shell’s Prelude FLNG project.
UWA has a team of ocean engineers that have partnered with Shell through Shell-EMI Chair, David White to help develop this new technology.
Nominations are invited for the election of academic staff and general staff to the Academic Board. Elections will be carried out by postal ballot in these two categories. Research staff should apply in the relevant category according to whether they hold an academic or general staff appointment.
A fascination for geography and leading her first natural resource management project in Northern Senegal, West Africa, 25 years ago, has led UWA Professor Petra Tschakert to a vital role affecting people across the globe.
Petra has accepted an offer to be Coordinating Lead Author from Australia on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and will work on the Special Report of 1.5°C global warming, the first ever scientist from UWA to do so.
The future of the natural gas industry is set to receive a massive boost with multi-award winning innovators Dr Kevin Li and Professor Eric May receiving near $1 million to progress their gas separation technology.
Awarded through the Federal Government’s Global Innovation Linkages programme, the funding will enable them to build on the new technology and move their project closer to commercialisation.
Good morning. On Monday evening the Federal Government announced its higher education Budget decisions. It is disappointing that once again we face further budget cuts; and at a time when Australia needs greater innovation, research and skills.
We are currently making improvements to UWA’s Email and Calendaring service in preparation for the move to the Office 365 platform. The first change that will be implemented is how staff login to Webmail. There will also be an updated login page.
The change has now been implemented; you will need to use email@example.com – along with your Pheme password – to access webmail, as shown below.
Every year 10 million people around the world die needlessly because of high blood pressure. During May Measurement Month (MMM) millions of people across the globe will have their blood pressure measured in one of the world’s biggest public screening exercises.
There will be blood pressure measuring booths set up on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting 9 May from 12pm – 2pm at Oak Lawn and the Reid Library. Booths will also be set up daily Royal Perth Hospital from 11am – 2pm and Fiona Stanley Hospital from 11.30am – 3pm. No appointments necessary, just show up.