UWA Media Research Experts

This is a resource for journalists and media outlets seeking UWA experts

      • Arts
      • Photo of personProfessor Ted Snell

        UWA Chief Cultural Officer, UWA Cultural Precinct

        Expert in contemporary visual art, arts, museums and galleries, tertiary art education and arts policy

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Business and economics
      • Photo of personProfessor David Gilchrist

        Professor in Accounting and Finance, UWA Business School

        Not-for-profit sector, charities, public sector reporting, governance and debt, government budgets, disability services, aged care, child care and state and federal budgets

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Business and economics
      • Photo of personProfessor Raymond Da Silva Rosa

        Professor of Finance, UWA Business School

        Expert in WA economy, financial markets, behavioural finance and mergers and acquisitions

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

      • Business and economics
      • Photo of personAssociate Professor Andrew Timming

        Professor in Human Resource Management, UWA Business School

        Expert in HR recruitment and selection, attractiveness, evolutionary psychology, job interviews, employment discrimination, tattoos

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

      • Business and economics
      • Photo of personDr Elizabeth Ooi

        Lecturer in Accounting and Finance, UWA Business School

        Expert in personal finances

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Business and economics
      • Photo of personProfessor Dirk Baur

        Professor in Accounting and Finance, UWA Business School

        Expert in housing and market affordability

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Business and economics
      • Photo of personDr Andrew Williams

        Senior Lecturer in Economics, UWA Business School

        Expert in government economics (census data, mergers, government finances)

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Business and economics
      • Photo of personDr Alethea Rea

        Research Fellow, UWA Centre for Applied Statistics

        Expert in powerball, lotto and statistics

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Business and economics
      • Photo of personDr Sanjit Roy

        Senior Lecturer in Marketing, UWA Business School

        Expert in retail industry, impact of technology on businesses, branding, marketing and financial aspects of the retail industry

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Education
      • Photo of personGlenn Savage

        Senior Lecturer, Anthropology and Sociology

        Expert in curriculum, school funding, NAPLAN testing, teaching standards and national schooling reform

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Education
      • Photo of personProfessor Helen Wildy

        Dean and Head of School, Graduate School of Education

        Expert in school reform, school leadership, principals' roles, principal preparation, initial teacher preparation and standards agenda

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Environment
      • Photo of personProfessor Anas Ghadouani

        Regional Executive Director, Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Water Sensitive Cities

        Expert in water issues (including quality, policy, planning and infrastructure), wastewater engineering, drinking water, environmental water, algal blooms and water sensitive cities

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Environment
      • Photo of personHackett Professor Kadambot Siddique

        Professor of Agriculture, Chair and Director/Professor of The UWA Institute of Agriculture

        Expert in agriculture, crop science, grains industry, sustainable farming systems and agronomy

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Environment
      • Photo of personProfessor Charitha Pattiaratchi

        Professor of Oceanography, UWA Oceans Institute

        Expert in ocean and coastal issues, climate change, sea levels, tsunamis and coastal flooding

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Environment
      • Photo of personProfessor Jessica Meeuwig

        Director of Centre for Marine Futures, School of Biological Sciences

        Expert in marine ecology, conservation, fisheries management and the role of marine protected areas

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Environment
      • Photo of personProfessor Mike Dentith

        Professor of Geophysics, UWA School of Earth Sciences

        Expert in minerals and petroleum exploration, earthquakes and earthquake-related phenomena

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Health
      • Photo of personProfessor Andrew Whitehouse

        Professor of Autism Research

        Expert in children and their development disorders (autism etc)

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Health
      • Photo of personProfessor Barry Marshall

        Nobel Laureate, Director The Marshall Centre for Infectious Diseases Research and Training.

        Expert in digestive diseases

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Health
      • Photo of personDr Alfred Tay

        Research Fellow, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

        Expert in microbiology, epidemiology, genetics of Helicobacter pylori and general bacteria spread, treatment, antibiotic resistance and evolution

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Health
      • Photo of personProfessor Thomas Riley

        Professor in Microbiology and Immunology, School of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

        Expert in infectious diseases and microbiology

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Health
      • Photo of personProfessor Colin MacLeod

        Psychology Professor, UWA School of Psychology

        Expert in psychology and anything resulting from emotions and their impact on human function e.g. depression, anxiety, bipolar

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Health
      • Photo of personProfessor Colleen Fisher

        Head of School, School of Population and Global Health

        Expert in family and domestic violence, women’s experiences and health and social outcomes, interventions and responses to address it

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Health
      • Photo of personProfessor Jane Heyworth

        Head of Population and Public Health

        Expert in environmental causes of disease, air pollution, water quality and disease outbreaks

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Health
      • Photo of personProfessor Bruce Robinson

        Professor National Centre for Asbestos Related Diseases (NCARD)

        Expert in illegal drug use and addiction

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Health
      • Photo of personDr Katie Attwell

        Senior Lecturer, Political Science and International Relations

        Expert in vaccination, immunisation, (vaccine hesitancy, anti-vaccination and vaccination policy)

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Health
      • Photo of personNeil McLean

        Lecturer, School of Psychological Science

        Expert in depression, anxiety, mental illness, child psychology and relationships

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • History and heritage
      • Photo of personProfessor Peter Veth

        Kimberley Foundation Ian Potter Chair in Rock Art, UWA Centre for Rock Art Research and Management.

        Expert in indigenous archaeology, maritime archaeology and heritage

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • History and heritage
      • Photo of personDr Jo Hawkins

        Business Development Manager, UWA Innovation Quarter

        Expert in ANZAC legend, the Great Wars

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • History and heritage
      • Photo of personEmeritus Professor Jenny Gregory AM

        UWA Centre for Western Australian History

        Expert in Western Australian and Australian history and cultural heritage

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

      • Indigenous affairs
      • Photo of personProfessor Pat Dudgeon

        Professor of Indigenous Studies, School of Indigenous Studies

        Expert in indigenous health, Indigenous suicide

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Law
      • Photo of personDr Fiona McGaughey

        Director of Higher Degrees (Coursework), UWA Law School

        Expert in human rights law (e.g. women’s rights, Indigenous rights, asylum seekers, torture, freedom of speech etc.), modern slavery, equal opportunity and equality legislation

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

      • Law
      • Photo of personDr Jade Lindley

        Research Fellow, UWA Law School

        Expert in organised crime, maritime piracy, human trafficking, fraud, illegal fishing, terrorism and outlaw motorcycle gangs

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Law
      • Photo of personDr Marilyn Bromberg

        Senior Lecturer, UWA Law School

        Expert in law, social media and Internet

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Planning and infrastruture
      • Photo of personDr Paul Maginn

        Senior Lecturer in Urban Planning and Regional Policy, UWA School of Earth and Environment

        Expert in urban planning and policy, local government, housing, race and ethnic issues. Regulation of the sex industry.

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Planning and infrastruture
      • Photo of personProfessor Matthew Tonts

        Pro Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean, Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education

        Expert in regional development, rural communities, urban development and policy, economic development and population

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Politics and international relations
      • Photo of personProfessor Samina Yasmeen

        Professor in Political Science, UWA Centre for Muslim States and Societies

        Expert in Islam and world politics, Australian Muslims, Pakistan's politics and foreign policy, and Militant Islamic movements

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Politics and international relations
      • Photo of personProfessor Gordon Flake

        Chief Executive Officer, Perth USAsia Centre

        Expert in politics, trade, international relations and foreign policy in the United States and Asia

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Social impact
      • Photo of personProfessor Paul Flatau

        Director, UWA Centre for Social Impact

        Expert in social impact of homelessness, housing affordability, quality of life, social and environmental determinants of health and well-being and health inequalities

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Social impact
      • Photo of personDr Hayley Christian

        Senior Research Fellow, UWA School of Population and Health

        Expert in impact of pets in the community

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Social impact
      • Photo of personDr Michael Jetter

        Lecturer in Economics, UWA Business School

        Expert in terrorism, gender differences and wage gaps and corruption in society

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Social impact
        Health
      • Photo of personAssociate Professor Lisa Wood

        UWA School of Population and Health and Centre for Social Impact

        Expert in homelessness, social determinants of health, sense of community and pets and tobacco control

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Sport and exercise
      • Photo of personProfessor Kay Cox

        Research Associate Professor, School of Sport Science Exercise and Health

        Expert in exercise physiology, health promotion including ageing, cardiovascular health, cognition, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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      • Technology
      • Photo of personDr David Glance

        Director, UWA Centre for Software Practice

        Expert in social media, bitcoin, technology and digital world

        To arrange an interview contact the UWA Media Office on (+618) 6488 3229 or 0432 637 716.

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