Free software written for your research project

Friday, 9 June 2017

Do you have a research project that needs software written for it? Third-year Computer Science students undertake group projects which are sourced from around the University. As well as traditional Computer Science application domains, past groups have done projects in diverse areas, including archaeology, lactation biology, medical education and conservation biology.

Make your mark at the Social Impact Festival 2016

Friday, 1 July 2016

The University of Western Australia is set to host more than 15 events as part of the upcoming Social Impact Festival.

Created by the Centre for Social Impact UWA, the Festival connects and celebrates the people, organisations, ideas, networks and collaborations across all sectors in WA that are creating positive social impact.

Running Wednesday 20-27 July, Festival events will be held across multiple venues, with about half taking place at UWA.

UWA Professor helping set global agenda at World Health Assembly

Thursday, 30 June 2016

With two-thirds of all premature deaths (before the age of 70 years) being caused by non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes and strokes, understanding the causes and risk factors is a priority for public health policy makers.

To provide her expertise on these issues Professor Fiona Bull, UWA’s Director of the Centre of Build Environment and Health, was invited to speak at the 69th World Health Assembly (WHA) held in Geneva.

Education Futures Scholarship Program 2016

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

The Centre for Education Futures is again pleased to offer UWA staff opportunities for Education Futures Grant and Secondment Funding

Grant funding of up to $10,000 to enable a pilot project and up to $5,000 for a three-months secondment at the Futures Observatory is available. We are looking forward to receiving forward-thinking submissions focussed on developing innovative learning and teaching projects.

Start planning what radical innovation in your teaching would benefit from a small grant and some great support.

SDVC & Registrar: 2016 Enterprise Bargaining Negotiations

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Thank you to staff that attended the recent information sessions regarding the upcoming enterprise bargaining negotiations. These sessions were well attended and provided very useful feedback. The FAQs on the EB website have been updated to include the common questions that were asked. We will continue to update them as the process progresses.

Our desire is to achieve agreements that are simple, fair and contemporary and our first meeting will commence on Monday, 11 July.

Delay to UniWA scheduled migration

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

While undertaking UniWA migration with pre-pilot groups the project team identified some issues which will slightly delay the scheduled campus-wide migrations outlined in the UWA Forward in May. These issues are not directly related to the migrations but must be corrected in order to proceed.

New UWA Leadership Program

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

As part of the University's ongoing commitment to inclusivity and diversity, an exciting new leadership program will be offered in 2016. The “Leading at UWA” Program is open to UWA academic and professional staff who are already in leadership roles and keen to enhance their leadership skills and exercise leadership more broadly.

Resignation of Professor Alan Dench

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Dear Colleagues

I wish to advise that Professor Alan Dench has resigned from the Office of DVCR and has been appointed Pro Vice-Chancellor (Humanities) at Curtin University. He will commence his new role on 1 August 2016. 

Brain Bee finalists

St Hilda's student wins WA's Brain Bee Challenge

Monday, 27 June 2016

Mosman Park student Tatiana Kurniawan will represent Western Australia at the Australian Brain Bee Challenge national final to be held in Hobart in December after outsmarting 82 fellow Year 10 students in today’s State final held at The University of Western Australia.

2015/2016 Payment Summaries (Group Certificate) available from 1 July

Friday, 24 June 2016

Dear Colleagues

Human Resources wishes to advise that the 2015/2016 Payment Summaries (Group Certificate) will be available in the Employee Self Service (ESS) from Friday, 1 July 2016.

To access your payment summary:

1.     Log into the ESS ( and click on the ‘Login to ESS’ link)

2.     Click on 'Payment Summaries' from the list of favourites