Workshops: Strategies for busy researchers and research students

Thursday, 11 June 2009

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.

Call for Papers: TechNet Conference 2009

Thursday, 11 June 2009

Technical and General Staff are invited to submit conference papers, posters and innovation displays addressing the conference theme of "Sustain: People Places Resources".

Call for Nominations: Australian Academy of Science Honorific Awards and Medals

Thursday, 11 June 2009

The Australian Academy of Science is seeking nominations for Early Career Researcher Awards (usually under 40 yrs of age) and Career Awards for life-long achievements in a number of different areas.

ARC Update from CEO Margaret Sheil

Thursday, 11 June 2009

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.

Faculty Teaching and Learning Awards - first round of nominations is now closed

Wednesday, 10 June 2009

The first nomination round for the Faculty Teaching and Learning Awards was closed on 31 May. There have been 50 nominations in three categories:

Farewell to Dr Laurence Spencer

Wednesday, 10 June 2009

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.

Congratulations to Professor George Milne

Wednesday, 10 June 2009

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”.

Congratulations to Dr Peter Pivonka

Tuesday, 9 June 2009


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".

Research Options Workshop

Tuesday, 9 June 2009

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.