Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series

Upcoming events and lectures

Lecture times

12.30pm - 1.30pm


McCusker Auditorium
Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research
North Building
Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre

Topics and speakers

To be confirmed


  • Tues 13 March
Speaker: Professor Hugh Barrett

  • Tues 10 April
Speaker and topic TBA

  • Tues 15 May
Speaker: International Visiting Professor

  • Tues 12 June
Speaker and topic TBA

  • Tues 10 July
Speaker and topic TBA

  • Tues 14 August
Speaker and topic TBA

  • Tues 11 September
Speaker and topic TBA

  • Tues 9 October
Speaker and topic TBA

  • Tues 13 November
Speaker and topic TBA

Past events and lectures

Recording link
15 August 2017

Professor David Mackey

Centre for Ophthalmology and Visual Science, affiliated with the Lions Eye Institute

Born with a bomb: going blind from Leber hereditary optic neuropathy
23 May 2017

Professor Catherine Cole

Head of School (Interim), UWA School of Biomedical Sciences
Stan Perron Chair of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology, Paediatrics and Child Health

Curing childhood leukaemia
18 April 2017
Professor Graeme Hankey
Professor of Neurology, UWA Medical School
How to prevent and treat stroke
21 March 2017Professor Jonathan Carapetis
Director, Telethon Kids Institute and Centre for Child Health Research
The endgame for rheumatic heart disease
13 December 2016Professor John Newnham
Obstetrician (Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist)
How to stop babies being born too early
18 October 2016
Professor Martyn French
Clinical Immunologist
Winning the battle against HIV infection
16 August 2016
Professor Osvaldo Almeida
Professor of Geriatric Psychiatry and Director of Research, WA Centre for Health and Ageing
What causes depression and how can we prevent it?
22 July 2016
Professor Wendy Erber
Dean, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Cancer is no longer a death sentence

All Faculty staff, students and alumni are welcome. RSVPs are not required.

Please note: Food and drinks are not permitted in the McCusker Lecture Theatre.