The following workshops for research students and staff will be presented on 15th and 16th June by Dr Maria Gardiner and Mr Hugh Kearns from Flinders University. These presenters have offered their highly successful workshops at UWA since 2006.
The Australian Research Council's Chief Executive Officer, Professor Margaret Sheil, visited UWA on 2 June and presented an update to UWA researchers on ARC activity. A summary from the update is provided by UWA's Research Development Office.
The Faculty would like to announce the retirement of Dr Laurence Spencer.
Laurence is one of the longest standing members of the School of Mechanical Engineering.
We would like to wish Laurence and his family all the best for the future.
The Faculty is pleased to offer our congratulations to Professor George Milne (School of Computer Science and Software Engineering) and Professor John Dold (University of Manchester) who have received ARC Linkage Project funding of AU $220 000 for the project “Simulation Technology for Modelling Extreme Bushfire Behaviour”.
The Faculty is delighted to offer our congratulations to Dr Peter Pivonka, who together with his colleagues from the University of Sydney - Dr H. Zreiqa, Dr C. Wu and Professor K Johnson - have received ARC Linkage Project funding of AU $503 500 over four years for the project "Scaffolds for bone tissue regeneration and use in orthopaedic applications".
The Research Strategic Review Area Co-Chairs, Professor Cheryl Praeger and Professor Mark Randolph, invite all members of the Faculty to an open workshop.
The workshop will provide an opportunity for all members of the Faculty to provide feedback on the Research Options paper, which will be released before the workshop.
The details of the workshop are as follows:
Date: Thursday 25th June 2009 Time: 10.00am to 12.00pm Venue: The Blue Room, Currie Hall (map available online) RSVP: Please RSVP by email with the subject line "RSVP Research Workshop" by Friday 19th June 2009.