Rory Garton-Smith, UWA student and Laurence Escalante, VGW

UWA and VGW join forces to develop young tech talent

Friday, 5 April 2019

The University of Western Australia has partnered with global technology company VGW to give students more opportunities to complete internships, gain scholarships, and collaborate on innovative research.

Photonic switch research to see the light

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

The research team behind the design of a new photonic switch to help meet the need of ever-increasing network speeds has been awarded Pathfinder funding to build and test a prototype at UWA.

Vote for our researchers in the 2019 Pitch It Clever competition

Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Support our UWA researchers by voting for them in the Pitch It Clever People’s Choice Award.

Pitch it Clever is an annual competition from Universities Australia challenging early career researchers to communicate their research and why it matters to non-specialist audiences via video.

Five UWA researchers have submitted their videos on topics ranging from offshore renewable energy to exercise.

Vote for our researchers in the 2019 Pitch It Clever competition

Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Support our UWA researchers by voting for them in the Pitch It Clever People’s Choice Award.

Pitch it Clever is an annual competition from Universities Australia challenging early career researchers to communicate their research and why it matters to non-specialist audiences via video.

Five UWA researchers have submitted their videos on topics ranging from offshore renewable energy to exercise.

Alex Kerr graduating from UWA

Alex Kerr: 1921-2018

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Alexander McBride Kerr occupied many roles over his 97 years: great grandfather, journalist, RAAF pilot, prisoner of war, consultant to the United Nations and foreign governments– and at one point, Dean of UWA’s Faculty of Economics and Commerce – to name a few.