Good afternoon. Perth’s CBD was filled with song on Friday night when around 1000 singers and musicians, many from UWA, gathered to raise awareness of homelessness in Western Australia. This is an example of how universities can bring a community together and offer a voice to important issues; congratulations to Professor Alan Lourens and the Conservatorium of Music for bringing this issue forward in such an engaging way.
Lee Patterson has lived an expat life from the start. Born in the UK, as a child he lived in Canada and New Zealand before his family settled in Perth.
Throughout his career, he’s held IT and cyber security roles with multinational corporations in London and Asia and after many years away, made the move back to Perth to take up a role leading UWA’s new cyber security team.
“When the position came up at the end of 2016 it was the perfect opportunity to bring my family back to Perth. After over 20 years living in big cities, Perth’s lifestyle was very appealing.
Good morning. Following the All Staff Forum on 20 March in which I provided information on the development of the Strategic Vision 2030 and the consultation schedule and process, I would like to thank you for the positive response and interest in being involved.
Good afternoon. Tomorrow we celebrate the official ground breaking for EZONE UWA, an exciting development which will revolutionise the way our students learn and engage in research-led teaching and industry engagement.
The Professional and General Employees Agreement 2017 provides for the establishment of the Professional and General Employees Consultative Committee (PGCC). The role of the PGCC is to enable consultation between management and employees on workplace relations and human resource matters. The membership of the committee includes three elected staff representatives and one vacancy has arisen for a professional and general employee representative.
The Academic Employees Agreement 2017 provides for the establishment of the Academic Employees Consultative Committee (ACC). The role of the ACC is to enable consultation between management and employees on workplace relations and human resource matters. The membership of the committee includes three elected staff representatives. Two vacancies have arisen for staff representative at Level D & E and at Level A & B, and a third vacancy for a Level C staff representative will arise from September 2018.
Staff and students from our Conservatorium of Music have been working alongside community choirs and musicians as they rehearse for a once-in-a-lifetime community event to raise awareness of homelessness in Western Australia.
A successful and well attended Autumn Ordinary Meeting of Convocation was held at the University Club on 23 March 2018.
The results of the 2018 election were announced at the meeting with Mr Simon Dawkins being re-elected to the Senate for a further 3-year term. The University wishes to thank Ms Hilary Silbert and Mr Quang Ly for their contribution to the UWA Senate during their respective terms.
The Premier’s Science Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of the Western Australian Science community. Award recipients exemplify the outstanding scientific research and engagement taking place in our state.
The Awards cover all fields of science, including natural, medical, applied and technological science, engineering and mathematics.
The four categories in the 2018 Premier’s Science Awards are: