Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 21 June 2017

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Good morning. Thank you to everyone who attended last week’s Town Hall, it was wonderful to see so many of you there to be updated on our priorities, key projects and recent news.

Ignition program information session - 26 June

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

UWA’s Research Development and Innovation (RDI) is sponsoring two UWA students or staff to attend the Curtin Ignition Program in 2017. UWA’s Research Development and Innovation (RDI) office

The RDI office works with researchers to: • Develop research opportunities • Create impact from research • protect and

• Develop research opportunities • Create impact from research • protect and

• Create impact from research • protect and

• protect and commercialise intellectual property created at UWA

Your Say completion rates to date - 20 June

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

To date 38% of eligible staff have completed the survey. A breakdown of the response rate by portfolio and faculty is below.

Robert French named UWA’s 15th Chancellor

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

The immediate past Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia, the Honourable Robert French AC, has been appointed the 15th Chancellor of The University of Western Australia.

The role of the committee Executive Officer

Friday, 16 June 2017

The decision-making system of the University relies heavily on the work of those who service committees in all their forms. Do you want to improve your confidence for this important role?

This participative workshop emphasises the basic skills required of the committee Executive Officer. No previous experience is assumed and the workshop is designed to give participants confidence in their role as a committee executive officer and the practical skills needed to fulfil this role effectively. To register visit the web at:

UWA IQ Awards

UWA has the edge on innovation

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Western Australia’s innovation, entrepreneurship and research expertise was celebrated last night at The University of Western Australia’s inaugural IQ Awards, held at Crawley's historic Masonic Hall. The event saw three very different projects awarded for their impact and ingenuity.

Always striving for personal bests

Thursday, 15 June 2017

It’s fair to say that anything Ray Boyd does, he does full throttle. Eleven Perth City to Surf titles, a handful of WA track and road running records (some which still stand), and WA Primary School Leader of the Year in 2014 are just a few of his accolades.

UWA Library partnerships helping researchers

UWA Library partnerships helping researchers maximise the benefits of their research

Thursday, 15 June 2017

UWA Library is engaging in new global initiatives to provide open access publishing support and options for UWA researchers to maximise the benefits of research by increasing its visibility, accessibility and discovery.

Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 14 June 2017

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Last week UWA was named one of world’s top 100 universities in the prestigious 2018 QS World University Rankings; this is a wonderful result that we can all be proud of.

Ignition Commercialisation Course - Information Session

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Interested in commercialising your research? 

Join the Ignition 2017 Program - Sunday 13 to Friday 18 August 2017

Ignition is an intensive 5½ day education program for aspiring entrepreneurs, academics and corporate innovators to trial and prepare their business ideas for the commercial environment.

Event Details 

Date: Monday 26 June 2017

Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm