Professor Dawn Freshwater

UWA announces new Vice-Chancellor

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Professor Dawn Freshwater has been appointed the next Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia.

Laura Boykin

UWA scientist wins prestigious senior TED Fellowship

Wednesday, 11 January 2017


A research scientist from The University of Western Australia with a mission to increase food security in East Africa has been named the first Australian-based Senior TED Fellow in the history of the program.

Yoon Sen Lee

Yoon Sen Lee appointed as Professor in Italy!

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

One of the AMEB’s well known examiners, Yoon Sen Lee, has been appointed as Professor of the International Piano Academy in Imola, Italy and will travel there to teach whenever possible throughout the year and in the future.

Justice James Edelman

UWA graduate appointed High Court Judge

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Internationally recognised lawyer and academic James Edelman has been appointed a Judge of the High Court of Australia – one of the youngest-ever appointments to the High Court at the age of 42.


UWA Awards and Achievements - October 2016

Thursday, 3 November 2016

The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students.

Tim Lester

Business industry leaders join the Ambassadorial Council of the UWA Business School

Thursday, 20 October 2016

The West Australian chapter of the UWA Business School’s Ambassadorial Council is undergoing an exciting time of expansion and change with five new members appointed.

EECE Professor Herbert Iu of the PACE Research Group

EECE Professor Herbert Iu appointed to the editorial board of IEEE Circuits and Systems Magazine

Friday, 30 September 2016

EECE Professor Herbert Iu was appointed associate editor of IEEE Circuits and Systems Magazine.

EECE Professor Herbert Iu of the PACE Research Group

EECE Professor Herbert Iu appointed Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

The School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering (EECE) would like to congratulate Professor Herbert Iu on his appointment as an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics.

Paul Johnson

Message from the UWA Vice-Chancellor

Monday, 5 September 2016

I am writing to let you know that, after a great deal of reflection, I informed the Chancellor over the weekend of my decision to decline the offer from Senate to renew my contract for a further five-year term; I therefore intend to retire from the Vice-Chancellorship at the end of this year. 

Thierry Volery

Professor of Entrepreneurship getting down to business

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Entrepreneurship and innovation. Two big words starting to make an even bigger impact at UWA and Professor Thierry Volery is right there in the thick of it all.