Free Q&A series with ARC General and Detailed Assessors

Friday, 19 October 2018

Do you have questions about your application for a 2020 ARC Discovery project or DECRA? 

Join the Office of Research and Enterprise for Q&A sessions with ARC Assessors.

Experienced general and detailed ARC Assessors will help you to understand what they look for when reviewing an application, as well as the criteria and approaches they use to rank the applications.  

Two interactive sessions will take place over two days in the Gentilli Lecture Theatre, Geography and Geology Building during November.  

NASA Space Apps Challenge Hackathon 2018, 20-21 October

Monday, 15 October 2018

Have you ever wanted to attend NASA’s Rocket Launch at the NASA Kennedy Space Centre in Florida? Now is your chance.    

UWA is supporting the NASA Space Apps Hackathon together with hosts CORE and the Perth innovation community including Space Hub Perth, Unearthed and Spacecubed.

Students, staff and researchers are invited to attend this free event.  You will work with technologists, scientists, designers and entrepreneurs to develop answers for challenges on Earth and Space.  

Still time to register for Achieving Your Research Outcomes workshops

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Due to popular demand we have increased the number of places for our free Research Impact Series workshops.

Over 17 and 18 October, you can hear from experts on how to optimise your success in research outcomes and hear tips on how you can best promote your work.

These separate sessions will run in succession at the Hemsley Learning Suite in the Reid Library.

If you register now there are still places for the following workshops:

UWA innovators part of TEDxPerth

Friday, 3 November 2017

TEDxPerth returns to Perth Concert Hall on Saturday 11 November 2017 with sixteen powerful talks by some of Western Australia's leading thinkers and doers, including four from UWA.

Professor Ray Willis, Emeritus Professor Alan Harvey, Professor Anas Ghadouani and Ian Dunican will all gives talks at the event.

Professor Ray Wills - Faculty of Science
Ray’s enthusiasm and positivity about the global future for low carbon energy is infectious. His energetic talk will be a caffeine injection of new perspectives on a problem facing us all.

Winthrop Hall

UWA climbs in global rankings

Thursday, 26 October 2017

The University of Western Australia has climbed seven places in the 2018 Best Global Universities rankings to be placed 88th in the world and 7th overall in Australia and New Zealand.

Barber Shop Chronicles_credit_Dean Chalkley

Special UWA staff discounts for the 2018 Perth Festival

Monday, 23 October 2017

There is something for everyone in the 2018 Perth Festival as the excitement builds for the full program launch on 9 November. Here’s a taste of what’s to come in four internationally acclaimed works that are on sale now.

As a UWA staff member you have 10% off adult prices for most events across the program and further discounts and special offers when the full program is released. Special ticket price offer for the Lotterywest Festival Films will be announced closer to the program launch.

Library Academic Survey

Library Academic Staff Survey

Monday, 23 October 2017

If you are an academic staff member you will have recently received a survey invitation from the UWA Library. Your feedback is important and will inform the development of services to support your research and teaching needs. Input from academic staff is invaluable for the planning of future developments of the UWA Library and will assist the University in providing world-class education, systems and facilities.

UWA's rising star

Friday, 20 October 2017

Sarah Bourke never expected to be crowned UWA’s Rising Star for 2017. However the South Australian native did just that for her work on groundwater. Sarah grew up in Mt Gambier, a town surrounded by fresh and clean groundwater and it was here her interest in groundwater was formed. 

“I grew up swimming in groundwater and drinking it, and I developed an understanding of what a valuable resource it is.

UWA researchers announced as new Fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences

Friday, 20 October 2017

Congratulations to Professor Carol Bower, Professor Karen Simmer and Professor Stephen Zubrick for being inducted into the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences Fellowship last week. This is a wonderful achievement and national recognition of three outstanding researchers in health and medical sciences.

Prestigious prize for emotions research

Thursday, 19 October 2017

The ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions (CHE) has recently been awarded the prestigious 2017 CHASS Australia Prize for Distinctive Work in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences for its work on the Zest Festival.