Festive Wishes and a Reflection on 2009 - Winthrop Professor David Smith, Dean

Friday, 18 December 2009

Dear Colleagues

As we approach the festive season and mark the end of another year, I would like to reflect on my first year as Dean of the Faculty and highlight some of the successes we have achieved throughout the year.

One Faculty, One Future Update - 17 December 2009

Friday, 18 December 2009

With the release of proposals from the Formal Governance, Discipline and Research Themes working parties, the One Faculty, One Future project moves into a phase of open consultation across the Faculty on their proposals.

Call for Feedback - Draft Formal Governance, Research Themes and Disciplines Proposals

Friday, 18 December 2009

As part of the One Faculty, One Future project, the Formal Governance, Research Themes and Disciplines working parties have today released proposals for comment from the Faculty. All staff are strongly encouraged to provide feedback on the proposals.

The proposals are available at http://www.ecm.uwa.edu.au/staff/movingforward/proposals.

New Centre for Energy at UWA

Thursday, 17 December 2009

Inspired by the challenges associated with providing energy both now and for future generations, the UWA Centre for Energy (UWACE) has been established within the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics.

New Centre for the Mathematics of Symmetry and Computation

Wednesday, 16 December 2009

The new Centre for the Mathematics of Symmetry and Computation (CMSC) has been established at UWA. The Centre will be the hub of cutting-edge research across the disciplines of Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science.

Congratulations to Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities Funding Winners

Tuesday, 15 December 2009

The ARC's Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities Funding (LIEF) scheme provides funding for large-scale cooperative initiatives, so that expensive infrastructure, equipment and facilities can be shared by researchers in partnered organisations.

UWA Motorsport takes second place at Australasia Championship

Tuesday, 15 December 2009

The University of Western Australia's Motorsport team continued its successful run by claiming second place overall in the Formula SAE Australasia event in Melbourne at the weekend.

The event was won by Monash University while University of Wollongong took third place.

Congratulations to Professor David White

Monday, 14 December 2009

The Faculty is delighted to offer our congratulations to Professor David White, who won the Anton Hales Medal for 2010, recognising his contribution to Earth sciences. 

Congratulations to Winthrop Professor Cheryl Praeger

Monday, 14 December 2009

The Faculty wishes to offer our congratulations to Winthrop Professor Cheryl Praeger who has been named Western Australia's 2009 Scientist of the year.

The Learning Space

Monday, 14 December 2009

Why Don't Students Bother to Collect Their Marked Assignments?