The momentum is building towards a celebration of UWA innovation, entrepreneurship and impact at the inaugural UWA IQ Awards which will be held on 14 June 2017.
Thank you to all who nominated and congratulations to all the finalists for the following awards:
The Research Innovation and Enterprise Award - recognises a UWA researcher who applied learnings from their scholarship to develop an innovative solution to a real-world problem.
The Noisy Guts Project
Dr Josephine Muir, Dr Mary Webberley, Xuhao Du, Dr Gary Allwood, Andrisha Inderjeeth and Professor Barry Marshall,Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, The Marshall Centre
Comic Book Contracts
Professor Camilla Andersen,
Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education (FABLE), Law
Micro-elastography: High resolution imaging tools to improve breast surgery
Dr Brendan Kennedy, Professor David Sampson and Professor Christobel Saunders,
Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences,
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Simple decompression computer for fishermen divers
Dr Peter Buzzacott,
Faculty of Science, Sports Science
Electromagnetic Airborne Mineral Exploration for Discovery of Deep Earth Resources
Dr Andrew Sunderland,
Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, Physics
Flow Assisted Susceptibility Testing (FAST) for rapid antibiotic resistance testing
Professor Tim Inglis, Kieran Mulroney, Jarrad Hall, Xiao Huang, Elin Turnbull
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, School of Biomedical Sciences
UWA Innovation Champion – recognises a researcher or staff member who has demonstrated a sustained commitment to promoting a culture of innovation, enterprise and industry engagement at UWA.
Ms Jill Benn,
Assoc. Professor Adrian Keating,
Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, School of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering
Professor Jo McDonald,
Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education (FABLE), Centre for Rock Art Research & Management
Dr Jeremy Leggoe,
Faculty of Engineering & Mathematical Sciences, School of Mechanical & Chemical Engineering
Assoc. Professor Kevin Pfleger,
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research
Professor Paul Flatau,
Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education (FABLE), UWA Business School, Centre for Social Impact
UWA Student Startup of the Year – recognises and celebrates innovative enterprises launched by UWA student entrepreneurs.
HUMM Technologies https://www.humm.tech/
Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education (FABLE), UWA Business School
MUD & MUSK https://www.mudandmusk.com/
Faculty of Science, School of Agriculture and Environment
MAE Swift UAV
Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education (FABLE), Arts/Law
Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on 14 June 2017.
Best of luck and the IQ team look forward to a celebration with you all on awards night!