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UWA offers many pathways to collaborate

The University of Western Australia provides business and industry with access to leading researchers, world-class facilities and innovative technologies. Our industry specialists can help navigate your pathway through the University and put you in touch with the right people.

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Rob Shannon

Associate Director, Innovation

Facilitating innovative government, community and business partnerships with UWA across multiple disciplines and industry sectors.


Rolee Kumar
Manager Industry Engagement – Health and Medical Sciences

Exploring collaborations in dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, podiatric medicine, social work, biomedical sciences, population and global health.

Arts, Business, Law and Education

Anna Gee
Industry Engagement Manager (Arts, Business, Law and Education)


Paul Collings
Manager Industry Engagement – Science

Creating pathways with industry and world leading expertise in agriculture and environment, biology, earth sciences, anatomy, sports science, molecular science, chemistry and psychology.

Defence, Space and Oceans

Pru Ayling
Manager Industry Engagement – Defence, Space and Oceans

Growing connections, synergies and partnerships with the University and industry, science and technology in defence, space and oceans.