Yo Ho Ho…Open Day 2009! A Jolly Time was had by all!

Wednesday, 19 August 2009

A BIG thank you to all of our Faculty's team of staff and students for their fantastic and enthusiastic contributions to the 2009 UWA Open Day...ensuring it was a great success all round!

Call for applications: Go8 European Fellowships

Tuesday, 18 August 2009

The Group of Eight (of which UWA is a member) offers eight annual fellowships to early career researchers in Europe to work in one of the Go8 universities for up to six months. The Fellowships are open to eligible researchers from Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and, for the first time this year, Croatia.

Workshop: ARC Linkage Projects – let’s start from the beginning!

Tuesday, 18 August 2009

This interactive forum for staff and postgraduate students focuses on developing ARC (Australian Research Council) Linkage projects, with an overview of the scheme followed by hints and tips from researchers with a wealth of experience as Linkage Project assessors or successful applicants.

Workshop: Creating LMS Group Activities and Selectively Releasing Learning Materials

Tuesday, 18 August 2009

All staff members interested in exploring ways to support group work activities and customise the student learning experience are invited to participate in this workshop.

Congratulations: Recent Funding Success and Opportunities

Tuesday, 18 August 2009

The Faculty is delighted to announce the following successes in industry and research grants in the last few months. Please take the time to browse through these to see the range of funding opportunities that could be open to researchers in the faculty and to pinpoint possible mentors for your own endeavours.

Workshop: Small Group Teaching: Seminars and Tutorials

Tuesday, 18 August 2009

In this workshop, the participants will examine a range of strategies for facilitating discussion and running engaging, interactive classes. The workshop is aimed at those who are new to tutoring or looking to develop their teaching skills.

The School of Mechanical Engineering to host an Australian Government Endeavour Award Holder

Tuesday, 18 August 2009

The Faculty is delighted to announce that the School of Mechanical Engineering is hosting an Australian Government Endeavour Award Holder, Alireza Ghasemi, who joined us this week.

Funding Opportunities: “Webinar” introduction to COS Database

Tuesday, 18 August 2009

The Community of Science (COS) Database is a comprehensive database of international and Australian funding opportunities, and includes opportunities in all academic discipline areas. UWA staff and postgraduate students can use COS to set up their own expertise profile, to search the expertise database, to set up funding opportunity alerts and to search for funding opportunities. A series of "Webinars" provides training in best use.

WAMSI Marine Science for Offshore and Coastal Engineering Symposium

Tuesday, 18 August 2009

The effect of climate change on large ocean-based North West Shelf industries, such as coastal engineering and fisheries, will be the focus of a symposium to be held at The University of Western Australia.

ULTRIS - New Undergraduate Research Initiative

Tuesday, 18 August 2009

Ten Research Internships (worth $ AU 3000 each) will be offered to undergraduate students in 2010.