Research

ARC Laureate and Federation Fellows

A focus on research of an international quality and the fostering of an outstanding research culture have positioned UWA as one of the best universities in Australia and in the top 150 in the world.

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The Australian Research Council’s Laureate Fellowships scheme aims to attract and retain outstanding researchers and research leaders of international repute.

The scheme, and the Federation Fellowships scheme, which it replaced in 2009, is also intended to:

  • build and strengthen world-class research capability in Australia
  • provide an excellent research training environment and exemplary mentorship to nurture early-career researchers
  • expand Australia’s knowledge base
  • forge strong links between researchers, industry and the international research community
  • support research that will result in economic, environmental, social and cultural benefits for Australia.

2016

Prof Sharon Parker

(Kathleen Fitzpatrick Award)

Management and Organisations, Business School

2014

Prof Ian Small

ARC Centre of Excellence Plant Energy Biology

2013

Prof Mark Cassidy

Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems

2012

Prof Malcolm McCulloch

School of Earth and Environment

2009

Prof Mike Tobar

School of Physics

2009

Prof Richard Hobbs

School of Plant Biology

2007

Prof Cheryl Praeger

Centre for the Mathematics of Symmetry and Computation

2007

Prof David Pannell

Centre for Environmental Economics and Policy (CEEP)

2005

Prof Mark Randolph

Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems

2004

Prof Leigh Simmons

Centre for Evolutionary Biology

2004

Prof Steven Smith

ARC Centre of Excellence Plant Energy Biology