Theo Kalogeracos, author of the stunning pizza cookbook - Theo and Co: The Search for the Perfect Pizza - has been awarded the title of world's best pizza maker at the 2010 World Champion Pizza Making Competition in Las Vegas.
The contest consisted of a ‘blind’ bake‐off between the first and second place getters of the event’s Traditional and Non‐Traditional pizza competition categories.
The Fellowship of Australian Writers has Highly Commended UWA Publishing title, The Darwin Poems, as part of their National Literary Awards.
Written by Emily Ballou, The Darwin Poems is a journey into the life of Charles Darwin through poetry. Emily separates the man from the legend, bringing to light the textures of his work and dreams, the noise and touch of his family and his inner doubts and questions.
The Darwin Poems also recently won the 2009 Wesley Michael Wright Prize for Poetry.
UWA's Leadership Development for Women marked its 15th anniversary late last year - and two males were honoured during the celebrations.
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Alan Robson, was the inaugural winner of the Joan Eveline Mentoring Award and Frankie, a guide dog-in-training, was presented with a bone-shaped certificate for being the only male participant in the LDW program.
For an engineer, Caroline Baillie spends a lot of time in theatres and art galleries.
Winthrop Professor Baillie has a Chair in Engineering Education and has successfully used art and drama to help engineering students with the creative side of their work, to attract young people into the profession and to raise awareness of how art is made possible through engineering.