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A valuable and continuing connection

The new College will become a highly valuable resource in supporting Emeriti Professors in transition into retirement. It will enable you to maintain a valuable connection with the University and to one another. We hope to provide opportunities to socially connect and to continue to promote lifelong learning amongst the College. Recognising that many of our Emeriti continue to engage with students and research, an early goal of the College is to provide a framework to assist in the continuation of research, teaching, and mentoring.

Check back regularly for updates, events and new opportunities to connect. For more information on getting involved with the College click here.

New 2022 Emeriti stand next to eachother;

We welcomed 7 new Emeriti Professors in 2022. Pictured above is Emeriti Professors Colin MacLeod, Frank Van Kann, Sirimon Treepongkaruna, and Donna Cross OAM.

Absent: Emeriti Professors Nigel Laing AO, Paul Abbot AO and David Badcock.

Advisory Board of Emeriti Professors 

Ms Fiona Allan, Chief Advancement Officer (Chair)
Professor Marc Tennant AM, Deputy Chair, Academic Board
Dr Kabilan Krishnasamy, University Academic Secretary
Emeritus Professor James Trevelyan
Emerita Professor Jenny Gregory AM
Emeritus Professor Geoff Riley AM
Emeritus Professor Izan Izan
Mr Keiran Hargreaves, Associate Director, Alumni Engagement and Community Relations
Ms Jenn Parsons, Senior Alumni Engagement Manager

Celebrating 2021 Emeriti

The University of Western Australia Academic Board welcomed the appointments of fifteen Professors Emeriti at the annual Academic Board dinner in November 2021, bringing the total number of distinguished retired academics to well over 160.

In celebrating this momentous achievement, the 2021 Professors Emeriti have been featured on the new UWA Emeriti Professors website, sharing their variety of experiences at UWA, significant achievements throughout their careers and where they are going from here.

Celebrating 2022 Emeriti

We welcome the following Emeriti who have helped develop UWA into the institution it is today. Take a look at their reflections and thoughts of their work below.

Celebrating 2023 Emeriti

This year we welcomed 11 new Emeriti to the College, celebrating their work and life achievements, and their involvement in lifelong learning at UWA. In addition to the Emeriti below, we welcome Harry Blagg and Paul Taylor to the Emeriti Professors College.

Upcoming events

Check back for more information and dates coming soon.

Event Galleries

  • 2021 Academic Board Dinner

    Credit: Felix King Photography

  • 2022 Academic Board Dinner

    Credit: C Smith Photography

More announcements coming soon.