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Director of UWA Centre for Software Practice, The University of Western Australia

Dr David Glance is the Director of the UWA Centre for Software Practice, a UWA research and development centre.

Originally a physiologist working in the area of vascular control mechanisms in pregnancy, Professor Glance subsequently worked in the software industry for over 20 years before spending the last 15 years at UWA. The UWA CSP has developed the eHealth platform MMEx which has been used to provide electronic patient management in WA and other parts of Australia. Dr Glance's research interests are in health informatics, public health and software engineering.


  • 2001–present
    Director, Centre for Software Practice, University of Western Australia
  • 2014–present
    Director of Innovation, Faculty of Arts, University of Western Australia
  • 1999–2001
    Software Developer, Microsoft


  • 1985 
    Imperial College London, PhD, Physiology
  • 1980 
    University of London, BSc Physiology