J. Robin Warren Library
A state-of-the-art library for students
The J. Robin Warren Library is a vibrant learning space for students, graduates and the community. Formerly known as the UWA Medical and Dental Library, it was renamed in honour of Emeritus Professor John Robin Warren, AC, in 2017. Along with Professor Barry Marshall, Professor Warren was awarded a Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 2005 for the duo’s discovery that Helicobacter pylori is the main cause of peptic or stomach ulcers and gastric cancer.
Located at UWA’s Health Campus, $7 million refurbishment in 2017 transformed the traditional space into an innovative, technology-rich facility with a greater emphasis on collaborative study and expanded e-learning capabilities to meet the changing work styles of today.
The library features group learning areas, study booths, a learning suite, training room, alumni lounge and a student lounge with kitchen facilities. Student input was integral to the library’s new design, and users have commented on the impressive transformation, describing the library as light and airy, chic, modern, clean, stylish and an environment conducive to studying with lots of private spaces, better facilities and seats facing windows.
It is open from 8am to 8pm, Monday to Thursday and from 8am to 5pm on Friday during semester. Currently enrolled students in Medical related courses have 24-hour access to the ground and first floor with their student card (via the side entrance after hours).
You can explore this library's layout by opening a PDF of its floor plans [PDF 2.16 MB].
24-hour access for students in Medical related courses
$7 million upgrade
120-seat learning suite and 60-seat seminar room
Collaborative and silent study areas
J. Robin Warren Library opening
Health Minister Roger Cook MLA opens J. Robin Warren Library at UWA
The library, formerly the UWA Medical and Dental Library, was refurbished and renamed after Nobel Laureate Professor J. Robin Warren.Read more
UWA Medical and Dental Library honours Nobel Laureate
The University of Western Australia’s Medical and Dental Library has been renamed the J. Robin Warren Library following a $7 million transformation and refurbishment.Read more
- $7 million upgrade in 2017, originally built in 2002
- High-use print collections; thousands of online journals and eBooks
- Enhanced Wi-Fi access and technological capabilities
- 120-seat Learning Suite and 60-seat seminar room
- Library computers with headsets
- 7 bookable group study spaces
- Collaborative study areas
- Silent study areas
- Recharge laptops and devices
- Alumni lounge
- Student lounge with kitchen facilities
- Located on the UWA Health Campus adjacent to the QEII Medical Campus
- There are automatic sliding doors at the entry.
- The ground floor has a unisex accessible toilet/shower unit with an electronic opening.
- The ground floor male and female toilets have one ambulant access toilet each.
- Lift access to upper floors and via stairs is available at both ends of the building.
- The first floor has a unisex accessible toilet/shower unit with an electronic opening.
- The first floor male and female toilets have one ambulant access toilet each.
- 24-hour access is available to students in Medical-related courses with their student card.
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