Academic Leadership and excellence

Endowed research chairs and new postdoctoral fellowships will guarantee our State’s future as a knowledge powerhouse, attracting and retaining a globally-focussed generation of academic leaders.

Professor Kadambot Siddique

UWA is one of the top universities in the world for research and teaching in dryland agriculture and food production systems. The reputation of the University, the track record of the academics and beautiful Perth: those are the things that attracted me to UWA.

Winthrop Professor Kadambot Siddique AM, Hackett Professor of Agriculture Chair, and Director, The UWA Institute of Agriculture

Investing in leadership

The creation of a vibrant academic community is the cornerstone of a great university. With this, UWA will continue to contribute to the economic and social development of society, at home and abroad.

A network for investigation and knowledge transfer supports the cutting-edge work of senior academics, the developing expertise of postdoctoral fellows, PhDs and masters scholars, as well as undergraduate students. Our great University is committed to creating a vibrant interdisciplinary community that fosters creativity and spurs innovative excellence.

Endowed chairs

The New Century Campaign will create a series of endowed chairs in areas of strategic importance, based on our strengths, our unique opportunities and our goals. We will extend the boundaries of knowledge through an internationally recognised network of researchers and practitioner

Postdoctoral fellows and PhDs

UWA aims to attract PhD students and ambitious postdoctoral fellows from around the world by providing them with unrivalled research environments. This requires a vibrant academic community, a shared belief in the value of inquiry and an overriding confidence in our ability to be the best.

The New Century Campaign will ensure that UWA is the university of choice for those brilliant, questioning research minds to create the future we all want to see.

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